Take in the fascinating story of humanity through an extraordinary collection of art and artifacts from all over the world. Discover the incredible and diverse accomplishments of people—from stone tools and household items to architectural monuments and fine art—with a walk through three floors of signature galleries. Unearth diverse perspectives, conveyed through interesting narratives, remarkable objects and engaging interactive experiences in our unique special exhibitions.

Special Exhibitions

Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama
Native American Voices: The People-Here and Now
In the Artifact Lab
Vaults of Heaven
Year of Color: Stone and Marble in the Ancient World
Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun
Imagine Africa
Human Evolution
Year of Proof: Making and Unmaking Race
Year of Proof: Making and Unmaking Race

Signature Galleries

Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery
Egypt (Mummies) Gallery
Africa Gallery
Canaan and Israel Gallery
China Gallery
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Greece Gallery
Islamic Near East
Japan Gallery
Mexico and Central America Gallery
Rome Gallery
The Egyptian Mummy
Iraq's Ancient Past

3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-4000


Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
First Wednesdays: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Monday: CLOSED


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