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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.


Aug


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Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Sunday | August 1 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


3

Museum Voyagers

Tuesday | August 3 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


4

Museum Voyagers

Wednesday | August 4 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


5

Museum Voyagers

Thursday | August 5 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


6

Museum Voyagers

Friday | August 6 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


6

Virtual Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Friday | August 6 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


7

Egyptian Galleries Tour

Saturday | August 7 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




Aug


7

Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Saturday | August 7 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


8

Rome Gallery Tour

Sunday | August 8 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




Aug


8

Global Guide Tour

Africa Galleries

Sunday | August 8 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


10

Museum Voyagers

Tuesday | August 10 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


11

Museum Voyagers

Wednesday | August 11 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


12

Museum Voyagers

Thursday | August 12 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


13

Museum Voyagers

Friday | August 13 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


13

Virtual Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Friday | August 13 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


14

Highlights Tour

Saturday | August 14 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




Aug


14

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Saturday | August 14 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


15

Asia Galleries Tour

Sunday | August 15 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




Aug


15

Global Guide Tour

Africa Galleries

Sunday | August 15 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


17

Museum Voyagers

Tuesday | August 17 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


18

Museum Voyagers

Wednesday | August 18 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


19

Museum Voyagers

Thursday | August 19 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


20

Museum Voyagers

Friday | August 20 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


20

Virtual Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Friday | August 20 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


21

Mexico & Central America Gallery Tour

Saturday | August 21 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




Aug


21

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Saturday | August 21 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


22

Rome Gallery Tour

Sunday | August 22 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




Aug


22

Global Guide Tour

Africa Galleries

Sunday | August 22 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


24

Museum Voyagers

Tuesday | August 24 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


25

Museum Voyagers

Wednesday | August 25 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


26

Museum Voyagers

Thursday | August 26 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


27

Museum Voyagers

Friday | August 27 | 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET




Aug


27

Virtual Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Friday | August 27 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


28

Middle East Galleries Tour

Saturday | August 28 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




Aug


28

Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Saturday | August 28 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




Aug


29

Highlights Tour

Sunday | August 29 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




Aug


29

Global Guide Tour

Africa Galleries

Sunday | August 29 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET