About the institution

Founded in 1887, the Penn Museum has conducted more than 400 archaeological and anthropological expeditions around the world. Three gallery floors feature materials from Egypt, Mesopotamia, Canaan and Israel, Mesoamerica, Asia and the ancient Mediterranean World, as well as artifacts from native peoples of the Americas and Africa. With an active exhibition schedule, a membership program, and educational programming for children and adults, Penn Museum offers the public an opportunity to share in the ongoing discovery of humankind’s collective heritage.

Visit the Penn Museum on the web at http://www.penn.museum/.

Penn Museum on the RRN

The RRN contains 21,976 items from the Penn Museum. Items from the Penn Museum have been available on the RRN since May 22, 2013. Since then, their items have been viewed on the RRN 2,555 times. Data from the Penn Museum was last updated June 9, 2024.

Feedback and Questions

You can contact the Penn Museum about its collections or role in the following ways:

Send an email to [email protected] or call +1 (215) 898-4000.