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There are worlds to explore at the Penn Museum, and members get the best access.

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Transform your understanding of our common human experience through our extraordinary collection and beyond.

Members receive free year-round admission, discounted or free access to our most popular programs, and invitations to exclusive experiences with our curators and Museum leaders. Members can also increase their philanthropic impact by joining our Supporting Circle or Visionaries programs, while enjoying special access to exhibitions previews, curator talks, and other exclusive events.

Core Member Benefits Include

  • Free admission and exclusive previews to new exhibitions and galleries
  • Invitations to members-only events, tours, and talks
  • Free or discounted admission to our most popular programs and special events
  • 15% off at the Museum Shop
  • 10% off at the Museum Café
  • One-year subscription (three issues) to Expedition members' magazine
  • And, of course, unlimited admission to the Penn Museum

Gift your friends and family a Penn Museum Membership! Select the membership level of your choice below, and check the “giving a gift of membership” box on the transaction page.

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Core benefits for one adult

+ One free guest on monthly Member Guest Sundays

$65 Per Year

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Explore Your Impact

  • Our Newest Gallery

    Unearth an ancient crossroads of diverse cultures whose innovations shaped our world today. Explore artifacts from the Penn Museum’s own excavations in the new Eastern Mediterranean Gallery.

    The new Eastern Mediterranean Gallery.
  • Our Social Responsibility

    We're taking action to cultivate an inclusive culture, build culturally responsive engagement with diverse audiences, and strengthen our ethical collection and teaching practices.

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  • Our Groundbreaking Research

    Penn Museum researchers uncover ancient tavern in southern Iraq, complete with 5,000-year-old fridge.

    Penn Museum researchers uncovered an ancient tavern in southern Iraq.


Your unrestricted support makes the Penn Museum's mission and programs possible. A contribution to the Annual Fund provides comprehensive programmatic support, letting us serve our neighbors in Philadelphia, visitors, and scholars from around the world who seek out our collections, and students who will be the researchers and teachers of the future.

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