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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 private tours can be reserved in advance and are available in English, Mandarin, Spanish, French, Italian, Hebrew, Swahili, and Arabic (subject to guide availability).

A tour in the Egypt gallery

Guided Public Tours

Take an hour-long journey with a volunteer docent or Graduate Guide. Explore individual galleries in depth or learn about intriguing objects throughout the Museum in these interactive, high-energy tours.

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

Global Guide Tours

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 Philadelphians who grew up in countries around the world. Included with regular Museum admission.

a tour in the galleries

Specialty Tours

Sign up in advance for themed tours that showcase the Museum collection in a new light, from the origins of beer and wine to mythical monsters depicted in artifacts. Tour fees include regular Museum admission.

Public Tours

Enjoy hour-long guided tours, 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 Main Entrance on the Main Floor, behind the Sphinx. Groups of 10 or more should schedule a private guided tour and qualify for a special group discount.


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Global Guide Tour

Friday | July 1 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | July 2 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | July 2 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | July 3 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | July 3 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | July 8 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | July 9 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | July 9 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | July 10 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | July 10 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | July 15 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | July 16 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | July 16 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | July 17 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | July 17 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | July 22 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | July 23 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | July 23 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Ancient Alcohol

A Taste of Bygone Booze Tour and Beer Tasting

Saturday | July 23 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | July 24 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | July 24 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | July 29 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | July 30 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | July 30 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | July 31 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | July 31 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | August 5 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | August 6 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | August 6 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | August 7 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | August 7 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | August 12 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | August 13 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | August 13 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | August 14 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | August 14 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | August 19 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | August 20 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | August 20 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | August 21 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | August 21 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | August 26 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | August 27 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | August 27 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | August 28 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | August 28 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | September 2 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | September 3 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | September 3 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | September 4 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | September 4 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | September 9 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | September 10 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | September 10 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | September 11 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | September 11 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | September 16 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | September 17 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | September 17 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | September 18 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | September 18 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | September 23 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Saturday | September 24 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Saturday | September 24 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Public Tour

Sunday | September 25 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Sunday | September 25 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET




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Global Guide Tour

Friday | September 30 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET