Open today 10 am – 5 pm

Events Calendar

Open today 10 am – 5 pm

Excavations at a site.

Archaeology in Action

The Hidden History of Egyptian Labor in Abydos

Wednesday, Jun. 5

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm ET

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Join us for our signature daily or weekly events and tours.

Take an hour-long journey through the Penn Museum galleries. Through interactive, high-energy tours, guides share exciting stories behind artifacts, including insights drawn from their personal research and expertise. Explore a single gallery in depth, or traverse continents and centuries while learning the history and cultural relevance of intriguing objects throughout the Museum.

Saturdays & Sundays, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tours begin at the Main Entrance.

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K-12 Archaeology Talk with Dr. Steve

Is Archaeology Really Like Indiana Jones?

Tuesday, May. 28

11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

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At-Home Anthro LIVE

Where in the World?

Friday, May. 31

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET

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Virtual Scout Archaeology Day

Saturday, Jun. 1

10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET

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Excavations at a site.

Archaeology in Action

The Hidden History of Egyptian Labor in Abydos

Wednesday, Jun. 5

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm ET

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K-12 Virtual Open House

introduction to our educational programs

Friday, Jun. 14

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

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Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

Free Community Day

Saturday, Jun. 15

10:00 am - 4:00 pm ET

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Wawa Welcome America Celebration

Friday, Jun. 28

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ET

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Virtual Summer Workshop Series for K-12 Educators

Artifact-Based Thinking

Jul. 8 - 12

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm ET

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Garden Jams

West Philadelphia Orchestra

Wednesday, Jul. 10

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET

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Summer Teacher Institute

Global Learning Lab

July 17 & 18

9:00 am - 3:00 pm ET

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Garden Jams

Zydeco-a-Go-Go

Wednesday, Jul. 17

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET

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Garden Jams

Glenn Bryan and Friends

Wednesday, Jul. 24

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET

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Garden Jams

Guachinangos

Wednesday, Jul. 31

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET

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Up Late with the Sphinx

Saturday, Nov. 16

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm ET

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