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Public Tours

Unlock the wonder of the human story through a guided tour of the Museum’s collections. Visitors can travel through time and space to learn more about ancient peoples in places around the world, along with their connections to present-day life. The Museum offers guided gallery tours to a wide range of groups, from kindergarten classes to retirement communities.

Guided private tours can be reserved in advance and are available in English, Mandarin, Spanish, French, Italian, Hebrew, Swahili, and Arabic (subject to guide availability).

A tour in the Egypt gallery

Guided Public Tours

Join other museum visitors for public programs offered at the museum every day. No registration required and included with regular museum admission.

a global guide tour guide giving a tour and showing an artifact

Global Guide Tours

What better way to learn about the culture of another place than to speak to someone who grew up there? Through the Global Guides Program, the Museum offers gallery tours led by immigrants and refugees. Included with regular museum admission.

A group of people in the Harrison Auditorium.

Museum Voyagers

Visit a Museum gallery from the comfort of your beautifully restored chair in the historic Harrison Auditorium. These free, seated versions of our popular guided tours allow participants to explore significant artifacts from the highlighted gallery.

a tour in the galleries

Specialty Tours

Visitors are invited to sign up in advance for unique highlights tours through the Penn Museum galleries that showcase the collections in a whole new light! The cost of the tour includes museum admission and the guided tour fee. Speciality Tours are available to the general public.

Public Tours

Enjoy hour-long guided tours, open to families and general visitors! Tour topics change every weekend and explore interesting themes or offer an in-depth look at a gallery. Visitors meet for these tours in the Main Entrance on the Main Floor, behind the Sphinx. Groups of 10 or more should schedule a private guided tour and qualify for a special group discount.


Sep


25

Rome Gallery Tour

Saturday | September 25 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




Sep


25

Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Saturday | September 25 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Sep


26

Highlights Tour

Sunday | September 26 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




Sep


26

Global Guide Tour

Africa Galleries

Sunday | September 26 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


1

Virtual Global Guide Tour

Africa Galleries

Friday | October 1 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


2

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Saturday | October 2 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


3

The Stories We Wear Guided Tour

Sunday | October 3 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET




Oct


3

Global Guide Tour

Africa Galleries

Sunday | October 3 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


8

Virtual Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Friday | October 8 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


9

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Saturday | October 9 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


10

Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Sunday | October 10 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


15

Virtual Global Guide Tour

Asia Galleries

Friday | October 15 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


16

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Saturday | October 16 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


17

Global Guide Tour

Africa Galleries

Sunday | October 17 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


22

Virtual Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Friday | October 22 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


23

Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Saturday | October 23 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


24

Global Guide Tour

Africa Galleries

Sunday | October 24 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


29

Virtual Global Guide Tour

Asia Galleries

Friday | October 29 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


30

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Saturday | October 30 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Oct


31

Global Guide Tour

Africa Galleries

Sunday | October 31 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Nov


7

The Stories We Wear Guided Tour

Sunday | November 7 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET




Nov


19

Ancient Alcohol After Hours

Tour and Beer Tasting

Friday | November 19 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET




Mar


13

The Stories We Wear Guided Tour

Sunday | March 13 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET