Interactive Virtual Learning Programs

Bring the Penn Museum to you using video conferencing technology! Interact LIVE with a Museum educator as you are guided through a virtual learning experience that highlights parts of our collections through conversations, object analysis, and making activities. Our Virtual Programs are easily adjusted to fit learning levels of any group and connection type!

Virtual Visit Offerings

“Students were able to use information they had learned in a different environment and context. It made the class material applicable and added depth to their knowledge and understanding.”

Middle School Teacher

Virtual Programs are tied to the U.S. national education standard in Common Core and engage key 21st-century skills such as cross-disciplinary thinking and media literacy, as well as Global Competencies.

Sarcophagus mask.


Roman frieze.


Winged Genie relief.

Middle East

Three dolls from different Native American cultures.

The Americas

A vase that has been glued back together from pieces.

Archaeology & Anthropology

A conservator working with an Egyptian artifact.


Screenshot showing a virtual international classroom session titled the China Challenge

Virtual International Classroom

Technology Requirements

Not to worry, we are able to connect with you without the need of any special equipment or extra downloads! After you schedule your program, you will have access to technical support from our staff.

While we are able to connect on any digital platform, the Penn Museum continues to offer secure virtual spaces that offers a one-click connect with most internet-supported hardware, such as video conferencing systems (H.323) laptop, and mobile devices.

Plan Your Virtual Visit

Use the Request Your Program form to submit your interest and begin your booking. You will be contacted by our staff directly after your virtual request is received to discuss program details and to schedule a Tech Check to ensure smooth connections between the Museum and participating institution.

Cost (30 student per workshop)

Class Size Limits


For the fifth consecutive year, the Penn Museum’s Virtual Programs and workshops, offered locally, nationally, and internationally, have been honored with a Pinnacle Award from the Center of Interactive Learning and Collaborations (CILC). This prestigious award is based on program evaluation ratings from participating educators.