We have suspended all onsite visits. We recommend booking Interactive Virtual Learning Programs instead.
Learn more about world cultures, both past and present directly from international educators, artists, and Museum-affiliated archaeologists and anthropologists. International Classroom provides your students with opportunities for global learning.
Explore the Museum with other students and families through special Homeschool Programs throughout the year, or book one of our traditional field trips to take advantage of the group rate with advanced booking. The Museum welcomes homeschool and cyber school groups into the galleries to enhance student learning.
Explore the Penn Museum on your own! Self-guided visits allow students to work in small chaperone groups to view the galleries. We offer scavenger hunts, worksheets, and even gallery games to enrich the experience and help your students discover all the Museum has to offer.
Prepare for your Visit
Prepare your students and chaperones to make the most of your field trip.
Enhance your museum visit by booking an interactive guided tour! Experienced museum guides lead your students through gallery highlights, answer their questions, and share behind-the-scenes stories of the Museum.
Offering unique experiences in our Museum galleries, Storytime Expeditions go beyond a regular storybook reading to grow appreciation for cultural diversity and develop empathy and critical thinking skills. Immerse your students in global education while encouraging literacy through listening to culturally-appropriate stories, exploring key gallery objects, and interacting with touchable artifacts.
Explore ancient worlds through hands-on workshops led by experienced museum educators. Students learn how to use artifacts as primary sources to understand the past. Life-like props and replica artifacts give students of all abilities and ages fun, interactive learning experiences.