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.
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.
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.
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.
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.