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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.

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。

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

Global Guides

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.

a collection of artifacts

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.


Public Tour Events


Nov


16

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Saturday | November 16 | -




Nov


17

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Sunday | November 17 | -




Nov


22

Graduate Guide Tour

Highlights Tour

Friday | November 22 | -




Nov


22

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Friday | November 22 | -




Nov


22

Mandarin Highlights Tour 博物馆亮点导览——汉语讲解

Friday | November 22 | -




Nov


23

Global Guide Tour

Africa Gallery

Saturday | November 23 | -




Nov


23

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Saturday | November 23 | -




Nov


23

Highlights Tour

Saturday | November 23 | -




Nov


23

Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Saturday | November 23 | -




Nov


24

Global Guide Tour

Africa Gallery

Sunday | November 24 | -




Nov


24

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Sunday | November 24 | -




Nov


24

China Gallery Tour

Sunday | November 24 | -




Nov


24

Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Sunday | November 24 | -




Nov


29

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Friday | November 29 | -




Nov


29

Mandarin Highlights Tour 博物馆亮点导览——汉语讲解

Friday | November 29 | -




Nov


30

Global Guide Tour

Africa Galleries

Saturday | November 30 | -




Nov


30

Global Guide Tour

Middle East Galleries

Saturday | November 30 | -




Nov


30

Highlights Tour

Saturday | November 30 | -




Nov


30

Global Guide Tour

Mexico & Central America Gallery

Saturday | November 30 | -




Dec


6

Graduate Guide Tour

Highlights Tour

Friday | December 6 | -




Dec


20

Graduate Guide Tour

Highlights Tour

Friday | December 20 | -