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Plan Your Visit

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General Admission

General Adult Admission

Senior Citizens (65 and above)

Children 6-17 and Full-Time Students with College ID

Museum members, active U.S. military personnel and veterans with ID, children 5 and under, teachers with ID, and PennCard holders (Penn faculty, staff, and students)





Museum Hours

Tuesday - Sunday

First Wednesdays

Mondays and Major Holidays*

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

10:00 am - 8:00 pm


Closures and Alerts

Temporary Closures

The Museum or its galleries may occasionally be closed to visitors during exhibition updates, private functions, holiday closures, and other events.

The Penn Museum prioritizes the health and well-being of our guests, volunteers, and staff. Due to ongoing public health concerns, the Museum is temporarily closed to the public. We will monitor closely and share updates through this page and emails to patrons.

Holiday Closures

  • Easter, Apr 12
  • Memorial Day, May 25
  • Independence Day, Jul 4
  • Labor Day, Sep 7
  • Columbus Day, Oct 12
  • Thanksgiving, Nov 26
  • Christmas Eve, Dec 24
  • Christmas Day, Dec 25
  • New Year's Eve, Dec 31
  • New Year's Day, Jan 1
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan 20
  • Presidents' Day, Feb 17

Galleries and Exhibitions

women performing a traditional dance

Events Calendar

Public Tours

Frequently Asked Questions

Directions and Parking


Public Transportation


the kamin entrance

Main Entrance

The Main Entrance (Kamin) is located across the street from Franklin Field on South Street, closest to 33rd Street.

This entrance is wheelchair accessible.

East Entrance

The East Entrance (Kress) is for buses, groups, and the general public. The East entrance is approached from Convention Avenue, not South St.

This entrance is wheelchair accessible.

the courtyard entrance

Courtyard Entrance

The Courtyard Entrance is on South Street and is only open to the general public for special events.

This entrance is wheelchair accessible.

the museum cafe and eating area

Museum Café

view of the museum shop

Museum Shop