Filming Guidelines

ASchool Projects

To inquire about filming for your school project, please contact the Education 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.

A TV Crew filming Dr. David Silverman at the opening of Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun

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.


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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