Penn Museum Building Transformation
Penn Museum

Gateway to Egypt

Opening Fall 2019



The Gateway to Egypt leads from the Main Entrance Hall to both levels of the Egypt & Nubia Galleries. Widening the previously narrow passage and replacing walls with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the inner courtyard garden will make the new Gateway accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.

The light-filled passageway will lead to a new elevator and staircase that link the lower and upper Egypt & Nubia Galleries, transforming visitors’ ease of access throughout the building. New restrooms on both gallery floors will also be accessed through the Gateway.


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To learn more about recognition opportunities in our building revitalization project, please contact
Therese Marmion (215.898.3165) or Kristen Lauerman (215.573.5251) in the Penn Museum Major Gifts Office.