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Public Tours

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. In addition to full-length public tours, visitors may join Daily Digs, 15-minute object spotlight talks that are included with admission.

Guided private tours can be reserved in advance and are available in English, Mandarin, Spanish, French, Italian, Hebrew, Swahili, and Arabic (subject to guide availability).

A tour in the Egypt gallery

Guided Public Tours

Join other museum visitors for public programs offered at the museum every day. No registration required and included with regular museum admission.

a global guide tour guide giving a tour and showing an artifact

Global Guide Tours

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. Included with regular museum admission.

A mandarin tour being given in the galleries



a tour in the galleries

Specialty Tours

Visitors are invited to sign up in advance for unique highlights tours through the Penn Museum galleries that showcase the collections in a whole new light! The cost of the tour includes museum admission and the guided tour fee. Speciality Tours are available to the general public.

Public Tours

Enjoy hour-long guided tours, 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 Main Entrance on the Main Floor, behind the Sphinx. 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。



Virtual Global Guide Tour - CANCELED

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Friday | May 21 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET



Invisible Beauty

The Art of Archaeological Science Virtual Tour

Monday | May 24 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET



Conservation Confidential

Magnet Magic

Friday | May 28 | 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm ET



Virtual Global Guide Tour - CANCELED

Middle East Galleries

Friday | May 28 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET