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Traveling Programs

Explore the Penn Museum without leaving your school or community space. We bring the museum to you through video conferencing technology, outreach educators, and artifact loan boxes. Traveling programs can also be paired with museum visits to extend the experience and deepen student engagement.

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Artifact Loan Boxes

Enhance your classroom and other educational setting with incredible artifacts from our teaching collection that focus on the daily life of ancient world civilizations. These portable object kits provide primary and sources to engage students for up to a month. Students can foster deeper connections to other cultures by touching and studying replica artifacts.

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International Classroom

Explore global cultures and ancient civilizations all without leaving the classroom. The Museum sends World Culture Educators, Museum Affiliated Anthropologists and Archaeologists, and Performing Artists to you. International Classroom provides your students with opportunities for global learning and development of 21st Century Skills.

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Virtual Programs

Unable to visit as often as you would like? A live virtual visit with a museum educator can bring the collections to life through the use of video chat technology, interactive conversations, hands-on activities, and demonstrations.