Penn Museum At Home

At a time when we are connecting with one another from a distance, the Penn Museum invites you to travel the world and explore our Museum from your own home. Enjoy virtual programs and experiences for kids, families, and adults that expand the possibilities for creativity, learning, and fun.

A family working on crafts together.

Calendar of Live Virtual Programs

Experience the Museum from anywhere through our live virtual programs.

Families doing activities together

Themed Teacher and Family Resources

Download fun activities that strengthen skills in critical thinking through hands-on experiences.

A variety of objects from the collections.

Digital Daily Digs

Listen to three-minute videos that provide endless insight into artifacts in our collection.

A child working on a project.

Summer Exploration Kits

Participate in summer camp fun from your own home.

The Cloissone lions

Virtual Gallery Tours

Bring the insight and awe of a Penn Museum guided tour directly into your home.

Collections Map

Browse the Collection Geographically

Dig into this map of our Collections Database, a portal for a vast range of digital content.

Living Room Lectures.

Living Room Lectures

Spend happy hour chatting with an expert about their work.

Egyptian Hieroglyphs.

Write Your Name in Hieroglyphs

Translate your name into hieroglyphs the way an Egyptian scribe might have written it!

A volcano erupting.

Lecture Playlists

Watch our collection of videos and archival films gathered into playlists of wide-ranging topics.

Write Your Name in Cuneiform

Write Your Name in Cuneiform

Write your name the way an ancient Babylonian might have written it.

Roman style artwork showing a student working on tablet

Adult Group Virtual Tours and Workshops

Book a private live virtual program and access recordings that bring the collections to life using interactive video conferencing and demonstrations.

The Great Wall of China.


View our extensive collection of digitized archival films and videos covering a range of archaeological and anthropological topics.

Virtual interactive learning.

Virtual Interactive Learning Programs

Bring the Museum to your K-12 classroom or pod with a variety of live interactive programs facilitated by Museum educators.

National Endowment for the Humanities logo

The Penn Museum’s virtual programs have been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.