Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology aims to illustrate the human story: who we are and where we came from. Groups can peruse exhibits containing materials from Egypt, Mesopotamia, Canaan and Israel, Asia, Africa, Polynesia, and more. The museum offers a variety of tour options, including cultural exhibits focused on Ancient Greece, Ancient China, Ancient Rome and others. Groups can also participate Introduction to Archaeology, a lecture complete with artifacts and a gallery visit. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are available in the museum’s Pepper Mill Café. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 3260 South St., Philadelphia, PA 19104. Philadelphia County. Tel: 215-746-6774. Email: education@pennmuseum.org. Website: www.penn.museum. Hrs: Tues.–Sun. 10AM- 5PM.  
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: 3rd-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hrs. Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

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