Unlock the wonder of the human story through a guided tour of the Museum’s collections. Visitors can travel through time and space to learn more about ancient peoples in places around the world, along with their connections to present-day life. The Museum offers guided gallery tours to a wide range of groups, from kindergarten classes to retirement communities.
Guided tours can be reserved in advance and are available in English, Mandarin, Japanese, Spanish, French, Italian, Hebrew, and Arabic (subject to guide availability).
Free Public Tours
Enjoy free hour-long guided tours on the weekends, open to families and general visitors! Tour topics change every weekend and explore interesting themes or offer an in-depth look at a gallery. Visitors meet for these tours in the Trescher Entrance on the First Floor, behind the Welcome Desk. Groups of 10 or more should schedule a private guided tour and qualify for a special group discount. 周五有汉语讲解的博物馆亮点导览。请参考下面的时间表。
What better way to learn about the culture of another place than to speak to someone who grew up there? Through the Global Guides Program, the Museum offers gallery tours led by immigrants and refugees.
The Daily Dig
The Penn Museum is home to remarkable objects and their powerful stories. Every day at 1:00 pm, dig into a 15-minute exploration of an extraordinary artifact.