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Winter Break

Wednesday, December 29, 2021 |
11:00AM - 4:00PM ET

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Take advantage of winter break with family time at the Penn Museum! The whole family can delve into our new galleries and travel the world with exciting tours from our Global Guides. Enjoy art making, games, story time, and up-close artifact explorations perfect for young adults home on break.

Receive a free small hot chocolate or coffee in our café from 11 am to 1 pm while supplies last. Sip your favorite warm beverage and get cozy with your loved ones at the Museum.

Bring your gently used clothing to help those in need. On December 29 and 30 we will collect small donations for Project HOME and The Wardrobe. Please visit their websites to learn what items are needed most. Visitors who donate will receive a Buy One, Get One Free coupon to return to the Penn Museum between January 1 and June 30, 2022.

Included with Museum Admission | Free 17 & Under

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Check out our Night Vision Tour also happening this evening!


11:00 am – 4:00 pm Creation Stations
  • Jewelry Making
  • Mancala
  • Coloring Stations
  • Asia Gallery
  • Egypt Gallery
  • Various Galleries
11:00 am – 4:00 pm Self-Guided Exploration
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Amazing Artifact Tour
  • Various Galleries
  • Various Galleries
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Cartifacts Gallery Presentations Various Galleries
11:00 am – 12:00 am Guided Tour Highlights Tour
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Storytime Africa Galleries
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Daily Dig Greece Galleries
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Global Guide Tour Africa Galleries

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