Penn Museum

Penn Museum

Founded in 1887 and dedicated to the study and understanding of human history and diversity, the Penn Museum features extraordinary collections of art and artifacts from around the world. Highlights include ancient Egyptian mummies, a giant granite Sphinx and colossal architecture of a Pharaoh’s palace, ancient Maya stone monuments, ancient Chinese sculptures, Benin bronzes from Nigeria, and 4,500-year-old Mesopotamian treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur. Special exhibitions: In the Artifact Lab: Conserving Egyptian Mummies (watch conservators at work and ask questions during open hours); Black Bodies in Propanganda: The Art of the War Poster (through March 2), and Year of Sound: Hollywood in the Amazon. Enjoy shops, gardens, and a café. Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and until 8:00 pm the first Wednesdays of each month. Closed Mondays and holidays. 

Contact: Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
Phone: 215-898-4000
Email: info@pennmuseum.org
Location: 3260 South Street · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
URL: http://www.penn.museum/
Student Offers

Penn Museum

$10 Student Admission

Admission for full-time college students with ID is a discounted $10 

(University of Pennsylvania students with PennCard receive free admission).  Regular admission is $15 for adults; $13 for seniors (65+); $10 for children (6–17), and free to Members, PennCard holders, active U.S. military, and children under 6.

3260 South Street · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
215-898-4000