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General Admission

general adult admission
$13 senior citizens (65 and above)
$10 children 6-17 and full-time students with college ID
FREE Museum members, active U.S. military personnel, children 5 and under, and PennCard holders (Penn faculty, staff, and students)

Museum Hours

Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
First Wednesday of each month 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Get Tickets

Only valid complimentary passes with a valid expiration date will be accepted.

ACCESS Cardholder Reduced Admission Initiative

Visitors can enjoy two great Philadelphia museums with one ticket, thanks to our current double ticket deal to the Penn Museum and the Mütter Museum. View more Special Offers.

Gallery Closures and Alerts

The Museum and its galleries may occasionally be closed to visitors due to exhibition updates and maintenance, private events, holiday closures, and other non-regular events. In addition, the Museum is in the process of temporarily closing and renovating select Signature Galleries over the next few years to provide a better visitor experience.

Please note these upcoming alerts to help plan your next visit:

  • Sunday, April 30: Heaven on Earth: Churches of Constantinople will be closing
  • Sunday, May 7: The Egypt (Mummies) Gallery will be closed from 1:00-4:00pm for a private event. Preparation for the event will begin in the gallery at 11:00am.
  • Friday, May 12: The Chinese Rotunda will be closed from 1:30-3:30pm.
  • Summer 2017: Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun will be closing
  • Summer 2017: Secrets & Science will be closing
  • Summer 2017: Human Evolution: The First 200 Million Years will be closing

Directions and Parking

The Penn Museum is located at 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 at the intersection of Spruce Street and 33rd Street. Nearby landmarks include Franklin Field, across South Street, and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, across 34th Street. Click here to get directions on Penn's website.

Museum Entrances

The Daniel G. Kamin Entrance

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

This entrance is wheelchair accessible.

Group Entrance (Kress)

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

This entrance is wheelchair accessible.

The Trescher Entrance (and Stoner Courtyard)

The Trescher Entrance is on South Street, but is only open for special occasions.

This entrance is wheelchair accessible.

Public Transportation

11 Trolley More Info Here
13 Trolley More Info Here
34 Trolley More Info Here
36 Trolley More Info Here
Market Frankford Line (MFL) (34th and Market St station)

Take any of the Busses above to 33rd and Chestnut/Walnut Streets, and/or 37th and Spruce Streets.

21 (stops at 33rd and Walnut/Chestnut Streets)
30 (stops at 33rd and Spruce Streets)
42 (stops at 33rd and Spruce Streets)
40 (stops at South Street and Convention Ave - right in front of the Museum!)
The Airport Line
Manayunk / Norristown Line
Media / Elwyn Line
Warminster Line
West Trenton Line
Wilmington / Newark

These Regional Rail Lines stop at the University City Station located across Convention Avenue from the Penn Museum

30th Street Station services all regional rail lines and is a short walk to the Penn Museum.

Center City to University City combined train schedule Weekday / Weekend


Please be advised, parking is extremely limited during weekdays.

Garage 7

Located at the corner of South Streets and Convention Avenue, just east of the Penn Museum. The garage Parking can be limited with garage filling early—usually by 7:30 am, some spots reopening after 10:30 am.

Regular Daily Rate (no discounts offered): $22 Monday through Friday, 6:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  $12 Monday through Friday, 5:00pm to 11:00 pm.
Weekend Rate (except for special event parking days): $12

This garage accepts credit cards for payment only.

Special event parking days are determined by Penn Parking Service. Special event parking prices differ from everyday prices and are subject to change without notice. Examples of these events include the annual Penn Relays, Homecoming, other Penn Athletics Programming.

Other pay lots

These lots are in the vicinity and metered parking is available on some streets nearby. The following lots are available to the public after 5:00 PM during the week for a $7.00 flat rate:

  • Lot 19 – 34th & Chestnut ($8.00 flat rate on weekends)
  • Lot 23 – 38th & Sansom ($7.00 flat rate on weekends)
  • Lot 39 – 33rd & Ludlow ($8.00 flat rate on weekends)

See the University of Pennsylvania's website for information on parking. Or see a map of all the visitor parking lots on campus.

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