Your Safety, Our Priority
We look forward to welcoming you! Your safety remains our top priority. Before you visit, please review our updated safety guidelines, following current mandates and policies from the City of Philadelphia. Booking ahead is strongly encouraged.
Open Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Open First Wednesdays, 10:00 am–8:00 pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays
Check our events calendar for in-person and online tours and programs.
Know Before You Go
|Face coverings are strongly encouraged but optional.|
|Booking ahead online is encouraged. A one-hour entry window is allotted per timed ticket. Enter at any time during that hour, then explore at your own pace. Members must log in to verify their status and receive free admission, or call 215.898.4001 during open hours.|
|Please stay at least three feet apart from anyone not in your household group.|
|Hand sanitizer and wipe dispenser stations are available throughout the Museum.
Plexiglass barriers will remain installed in areas where transactions occur.
|The Museum Café is open Tuesday–Saturday, 11 am–1 pm. Visitors may bring their own bottled water, but all other outside food or drink are not permitted inside the building and may be enjoyed in the Warden Garden, Stoner Courtyard, or Mosaic Courtyard.|
|Visit the Museum Shop, located on the Main Level, in person and online.|
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Closures and Alerts
The Museum or its galleries may occasionally be closed to visitors during exhibition updates, private functions, holiday closures, and other events.
For everyone’s safety, some areas of the Museum are temporarily closed or have modified hours
- Chinese Rotunda and Egypt Galleries: May 14, closing at 4pm
- Upper Egypt Gallery: June 27-30
- The Artifact Lab: Open on weekends only
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan 17
- Presidents' Day, Feb 21
- Easter, Apr 17
- Memorial Day, May 30
- Juneteenth National Independence Day, Jun 19
- Independence Day, Jul 4
- Labor Day, Sep 5
- Columbus Day, Oct 10
- Thanksgiving, Nov 24
- Christmas Eve, Dec 24
- Christmas Day, Dec 25
- New Year's Eve, Dec 31
- New Year's Day, Jan 1