Membership Levels and Benefits

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Explore which membership level is right for you.


Four Easy Ways to Join

  • Safely and securely online
  • Call our membership office at 215.898.5093
  • Mail a check to the attention of the Penn Museum Membership Office, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Onsite at the Museum: visit any of our guest services desks.

Did you recently visit the Penn Museum? For up to one month after your visit , you can apply the cost of your tickets to a membership. Call 215.898.5093 to join today (hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 am–5:00 pm. Please note that only the tickets of individuals being represented on the membership may be applied).

Are you giving a membership as a gift to a friend or loved one? Indicate this by checking the box in the purchase path and you will be prompted for recipient information.


Student Individual Dual Household Friends & Family
Free, unlimited general admission to the Museum for one year 1 Adult 1 Adult 2 Adults 2 Adults
All Children < 18
4 Adults
All Children < 18
Invitation to monthly members' tours and exclusive events
Free admission and exclusive previews to new exhibitions and galleries
Free or discounted admission to the Museum's most popular events, lectures, programs, and festivals
Calendar of Events mailed to your home; members' e-newsletter
15% off at the Museum Shop; 10% off at the Museum Café
One-year subscription (three issues) to Expedition members' magazine
Number of free general admission guests on monthly Member Guest Sundays 1 1 2 2 2
Discounts on family programming, including 40 Winks With the Sphinx sleepovers and Anthropologists in the Making summer camp - - -
Family activity worksheets during Museum visits - - -
Free general admission for two guests on any visit - - - -
Reciprocal general admission at more than 1,000 museums across North America - - - -
All General Membership levels are fully tax-deductible











Expedition Circle

Experience the Penn Museum's collection, exhibitions, and research in a unique way with all the benefits of General Membership plus select activities created just for Expedition Circle members. From private behind-the-scenes tours to cocktail parties, Expedition Circle members enjoy distinctive events that complement their lifestyle and enrich their lives.

All benefits of the Friends and Family level, plus...

Patron Fellow Benefactor
Invitation to Annual Curator's Party
Recognition in the Museum Annual Report
Invitation to Annual Fellows' Reception -
Invitation to private docent-led tour -
One-day parking voucher - 1 2


($170 Tax-Deductible) Join/Renew


($370 Tax-Deductible) Join/Renew


($610 Tax-Deductible) Join/Renew