Filming Requests

School Projects

To inquire about filming for your school project, please contact the Learning Programs Department by calling 215.746.6774 to obtain approval in advance.

Personal Use

Videotaping with small, personal recording devices is allowed for non-commercial use. Visitors may also shoot photographs in the Museum galleries, except where otherwise posted. No unauthorized video or photographic images of the interior of the Museum or the artifacts within may be sold without written approval from the Museum.

Professional Filming

Film and photography companies interested in shooting at the Penn Museum for educational or commercial purposes should contact the Public Relations Department by calling 215.898.4045 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least three weeks in advance.


Photography Requests

Media Requests

For journalists, freelance writers and bloggers reporting on Penn Museum programs or research, the Public Relations Department can provide high resolution and Web-ready images of the Museum, research projects around the world, and event publicity shots. To request images, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the Public Relations Department at 215.898.4045.

Reproductions or Rights Requests

If you have questions concerning photographic/film/video reproductions or rights, please fill out the Archives Permission Request form.

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