University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Tours at the Penn Museum

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).


Moundbuilders

The Daily Dig

Don’t have an hour? Join The Daily Dig for a 15-minute deep dive into one magnificent object.



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 at 1:30pm in Pepper Hall, located on the Floor 3 of the Museum. Groups of 10 or more should schedule a private guided tour and qualify for a special group discount.

DateEventTime
Oct
19
The Daily Dig: Gates01:00PM - 01:15PM
Oct
20
The Daily Dig: Palmyrene Reliefs01:00PM - 01:15PM
Oct
20
Weekend Public Tours: Egypt (Mummies) Gallery01:30PM - 02:30PM
Oct
20
Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Oct
21
The Daily Dig: Alabaster Bowl from Queen Puabi’s Tomb01:00PM - 01:15PM
Oct
21
Weekend Public Tours: Egypt (Mummies) Gallery01:30PM - 02:30PM
Oct
21
CANCELLED: Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Oct
21
Weekend Public Tours: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Oct
23
The Daily Dig: Dionysus Statue01:00PM - 01:15PM
Oct
24
The Daily Dig: Returning Salmon Spindle01:00PM - 01:15PM
Oct
25
The Daily Dig: Lokapala Guardian Kings’01:00PM - 01:15PM
Oct
26
The Halloween Daily Dig: Cat Mummy01:00PM - 01:15PM
Oct
27
The Halloween Daily Dig: Maikop Plaque01:00PM - 01:15PM
Oct
27
Weekend Public Tours: Rome Gallery01:30PM - 02:30PM
Oct
27
Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Oct
28
The Halloween Daily Dig: Lion Relief01:00PM - 01:15PM
Oct
28
Weekend Public Tours: Egypt (Mummies) Gallery01:30PM - 02:30PM
Oct
28
Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Oct
30
The Halloween Daily Dig: Minotaur Vase01:00PM - 01:15PM
Oct
31
The Halloween Daily Dig: Incantation Bowls vs. the Flyers’ Gritty Mascot01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
01
The Halloween Daily Dig: Humbaba Mask01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
02
The Daily Dig: Clovis Point01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
03
Weekend Public Tours01:00PM - 01:30PM
Nov
03
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
03
Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Nov
04
Weekend Public Tours01:00PM - 01:30PM
Nov
04
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
04
Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Nov
06
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
07
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
08
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
09
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
10
Weekend Public Tours01:00PM - 01:30PM
Nov
10
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
10
Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Nov
11
Weekend Public Tours01:00PM - 01:30PM
Nov
11
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
11
Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Nov
13
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
14
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
15
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
16
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
17
Weekend Public Tours01:00PM - 01:30PM
Nov
17
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
17
Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Nov
18
Weekend Public Tours01:00PM - 01:30PM
Nov
18
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
18
Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Nov
20
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
21
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
22
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
23
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
24
Weekend Public Tours01:00PM - 01:30PM
Nov
24
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
24
Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Nov
25
Weekend Public Tours01:00PM - 01:30PM
Nov
25
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
25
Global Guide Tour: Middle East Galleries02:30PM - 03:30PM
Nov
27
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
28
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
29
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM
Nov
30
The Daily Dig01:00PM - 01:15PM

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