Since 1887, the Museum has depended on volunteer help for many of its projects and much of its development. Today, more than 200 volunteers participate regularly, making important contributions to the Museum. Some volunteers come in daily, and many have served for 20 or more years!
As a small token of appreciation for their extraordinary contributions of time and talent, the Penn Museum is pleased to host an annual luncheon for all volunteers at which awards are presented for Volunteer of the Year, and milestone years of service. The Museum is also pleased to recognize all volunteers in its Annual Report. To learn more about our Penn Museum volunteers, please download and enjoy our most recent Annual Report.