Field Trips

The Museum welcomes your students onsite with a wide variety of programs for all grades and abilities. Create your own itinerary by picking from tours, interactive workshops, and International Classroom speakers, all hosted at the Museum. Contact us today to answer your questions and find creative ways to meet your learning needs within your budget.

Can’t come to the museum? We continue to offer our award-winning live interactive virtual learning programs throughout the year!

Guided Tours

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.

Onsite Workshops

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.

International Classroom

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.

Homeschool Programs

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.

Children on a self guided visit in a gallery

Self-Guided Visits

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.

The East Entrance of the museum.

Prepare for your Visit

Prepare your students and chaperones to make the most of your field trip.

Storytime Expedition

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.