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What’s NeW?

Classroom Workshops oN

CoNservatioN aNd mummies

In the Artifact Lab: Conserving Egyptian

Mummies opens September 2012

NeW Maya Codex Art and

Artifact Workshop

MAYA 2012: Lords of TiMe

on view through early January 2013

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to the penn


Dear educators,

the penn Museum education staff and i are proud to present our 2012-2013 trip

planner. All of our new workshops, tours, programs and resources have been created

to supplement, complement, enrich and extend classroom teaching and learning.

Our unique educational offerings integrate the penn Museum’s world-class

collection into the core content and are aligned to national and state curriculum

standards. throughout the year we work closely with our teacher Advisory Council

to develop cross-curricular interactive learning experiences that build upon what

students already know and help them delve deeper into the content to make

meaningful connections between themselves and the world in which they live.

now, with our dedicated new classroom, we are excited to have your students

participate in workshops that will educate and engage. Our workshops have been

crafted to integrate science, math and language arts into a variety of content areas,

such as world cultures and ancient civilizations. With the installation of our new

exhibition In the Artifact Lab: Conserving Egyptian Mummies we have created a

supporting workshop, Preserving the Past: Artifact Lab focused on SteM learning

that highlights the science of conserving ancient artifacts. Our new Mummy

Makers Workshop will not only engage your class (what student isn’t intrigued by a

mummy?) but offer insight into the science of mummification.

new docent-led gallery tours, distance learning programs, international

Classroom speakers and loan boxes will keep your class immersed in the cultures

and diversity of the world. Visit our website at Here

you will find free educational activities that will enhance either classroom studies

or a trip to the Museum. And don’t forget, if you are a teacher and you want to visit

the Museum to either plan your trip or conduct research for an upcoming lesson or

unit, your admission is free.

We want to hear from you. please send your comments, ideas or thoughts to us

regarding our programs to Bring your class to the

penn Museum; they will see artifacts and treasures that will remain with them for a



Jean Byrne

Merle-Smith Director of Community engagement

penn Museum

penn museum is deeply grateful to the following individuals,

corporations and foundations for support of educational

outreach programs for school groups during 2011-2012:

Aker Philadelphia


American Express

Connelly Foundation

Dr. Hilary Conroy

The Dolfinger-McMahon


Goldman Sachs

Josephine Klein

Christian R. & Mary F.

Lindback Foundation

The Christopher Ludwick


Annette Merle-Smith

Albert B. Millett

Memorial Fund

PNC Foundation

Rosenlund Family Foundation

Subaru of America Foundation

Turkish Cultural Foundation

Malcolm Hewitt Wiener


table of CoNteNts heADeR

Welcome to the penn Museum ...............................2

Special exhibition: MAYA 2012: Lords of Time .........4

What’s new? ............................................................5

At the Museum ........................................................6

Outreach in Your Classroom .................................12

professional Development ....................................14

Curriculum Content Standards ..............................15

Museum policies and procedures .........................16

Getting Here ..........................................................17

penn Museum Map ...............................................18

plan Your Visit ........................................................19

contAct us


penn Museum

3260 South Street

philadelphia, pA 19104



heADeR speCial exhibitioN

The exhibition is presented in partnership with the Instituto Hondureño de

Antropologia e Historia of the Republic of Honduras. It is made possible

by a major grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities,

Exploring the human endeavor, and additional support from the Annenberg

Foundation, the Jay I. Kislak Foundation, and the Selz Foundation.

media partNers:

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Ancient Prophecy or Modern Myth?

Customize your visit to the penn museum by seeing MAYA 2012: Lords of Time and

choosing from the following maya-themed events and programs:


• Maya Codex Art and Artifact Workshop (page 9)

• Docent-led tour of the Mesoamerican Gallery (page 7)

• Central American international Classroom Speaker (page 10)

• Ancient Mesoamerica loan Box (page 12)

teacher events (page 17):

• Wednesday, September 12, 2012

MAYA 2012: Lords of Time educators’ evening

• tuesday, October 2, 2012

MAYA 2012: Behind the scenes with the Curator teachers’ Workshop

educational resources (page 5):

• newspapers in education student supplement to MAYA 2012: Lords of Time

• MAYA 2012: Lords of Time educators’ Guide

• Mesoamerica educators’ Guide and Student Activities

image courtesy of instituto Hondureño de Antropología e Historia

Free online





Do you have an interactive

whiteboard in your classroom?

if you do, we would love to

hear from you. the education

Department at the penn Museum

strives to develop customized

resources that teachers can really

use. What kinds of interactive

whiteboard activities would you like

to see us develop? Contact us at

ComiNg sooN!

in the

ARtifAct lAb:




opens septembeR 2012

What’s heADeR NeW?

take a virtual field trip to the penn museum’s educational resources page for

newly created and constantly updated middle school activities. our resources are

standards-based, integrate the museum’s collection with the core content for middle

school, and can be used before, during or even after a visit to the museum.

offerings for teachers and students include:

• reading selections about mummies, pyramids, domes, African masks,

ancient systems of numeration, divination, and more

• Crossword puzzles

• Gallery guides

• lesson plans

• Quizzes

• Math and language arts activities

New interactive Whiteboard resources

if you have an interactive whiteboard, keep your eyes peeled on our educational

resources page. throughout the school year, we will be adding new games and

interactive activities to provide students from coast to coast with new opportunities

to experience the incredible collection at the penn Museum.

the penn Museum invites you behind the velvet ropes with its new exhibition,

In the Artifact Lab: Conserving Egyptian Mummies. part working laboratory, this

exhibition features a glass-enclosed conservation lab which brings you right into the

world of a museum conservator. Watch as conservators restore egyptian artifacts

including rare paintings, funerary objects, and, of course, mummies! Our new

workshop, Preserving the Past: Artifact Lab, in which students will repair and restore

artifacts from around the world will also be offered (see page 8). enjoy these unique

opportunities to learn about and practice the art and skill of museum conservation.


heADeR at the museum

experienCe tHe

penn MuSeuM



AGeS All ages

priCe Children: $7 each



1 complimentary

teacher/chaperone for

every 10 students

Additional Adults:

$10 each

10 person


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penn Museum was designed and built to be a premier

cultural institution in philadelphia, the mid-Atlantic

region, the country, and the world. it should come as

no surprise that the penn Museum has a long history of

community outreach and collaboration. this is particularly

evident in the Museum’s educational programs that

connect throughout the city, the Delaware Valley, across

the Commonwealth of pennsylvania, and increasingly

around the globe via new initiatives involving the greater

understanding and appreciation of the world’s cultural

heritage. We welcome your students to get a first-hand

experience with our collections by visiting the Museum.



DOCent-leD tOur


AGeS All ages

lenGtH 1 hour

priCe Group Admission rates +

$2 per person per tour



15 person minimum,

30 person maximum

(22 max for Ancient Greece)

tiMinG tuesday–Friday

10:00 am or 11:00 am



at the museum heADeR

explore penn museum’s galleries with an experienced guide for an enhanced

museum visit. docents provide an opportunity for your group to make cross-cultural

connections within the galleries.

Choose from the following tour options:

• Africa

• Ancient China

• Ancient egypt

• Ancient Greece

• introduction to Archaeology

• Buddhism

• Canaan and Ancient israel

• etruscan/roman World

• Highlights of the Collection

• iraq’s Ancient past: rediscovering ur’s royal Cemetery

• living in Balance: the native American Southwest

• Mesoamerica

the Museum welcomes self-guided groups of students, but on weekdays we request

you visit after 12:00 pm. We recommend dividing your groups into smaller sections

(about 10 students each) when touring the galleries. educators are welcome

and encouraged to visit the Museum on their own before the day of their trip to

plan their own itinerary and activities for students. in addition, the education

Department provides several student activities and gallery introductions, as well as

a scavenger hunt, which can be downloaded on the Museum’s website at


at the museum





WOrkSHOp rAteS

lenGtH 45 min–1 hour

priCe Group Admission rates

+ $100 per 30 students



30 person


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enjoy our archaeology and anthropology workshops in our education

classroom. experience a hands-on and minds-on array of interactive, thought

provoking workshops to complement and strengthen your museum visit.


preserving the past: artifact lab

grades: 5th–8th

practice the basics of museum conservation in this hands-on artifact lab. Students

repair and restore artifacts as they discover both the science behind deterioration,

and the important role conservators play in preserving the past.


mummy makers

grades: 6th–8th

Become an ancient egyptian embalmer and prepare the pharaoh and his sons for

their journey into the afterlife. learn how mummies were made, including organ

removal, wrapping, sealing, and the meaning behind these ancient rituals.

Culture detectives

grades: 3rd–5th

What does the word culture mean? understand how customs and traditions impact

and influence your own life. Define culture and its traits and explore the immense

range of ways that people live on our planet with a focus on daily rituals and

everyday objects.

Cemetery sleuths

grades: 5th–9th

explore archaeology and excavate without getting dirty. exercise your critical

thinking and deduction skills as you explore material culture. Analyze, catalog, and

correlate your finds to unravel the mysteries of the cemetery’s inhabitants.

What in the World

grades: 5th–8th

Get hands-on and examine mysterious objects from all over the world as you

play anthropologist. learn how to categorize and identify objects based on their

attributes. end the workshop playing “What in the World” with teammates and

deducing the purpose of unknown artifacts.




Art AnD ArtiFACt

WOrkSHOp rAteS

lenGtH 45 min–1 hour

priCe Group admission rates

+ $4 per student

per workshop



30 person


at the museum heADeR

an art and artifact Workshop is a perfect add-on to culminate your museum visit. tour the

galleries and then create your own masterpiece inspired by penn museum artifacts.


maya Codex

grades: 5th–11th

explore the language of the ancient Maya as you learn to write and speak in Yucatec

Mayan. Create a codex (folding book) complete with your name in hieroglyphs.

egyptian false doors

grades: 3rd–8th

imagine yourself as pharaoh and create a false door incorporating hieroglyphs, an

idealized self-portrait, and ancient egyptian art motifs.

pharaoh fashion show

grades: prek–2nd

How well can you stand and walk like an ancient egyptian? Find out as you explore

and recreate ancient egyptian tomb paintings. then, create a usekh, an ancient

egyptian collar necklace, incorporating math concepts.

Chinese Calligraphy (limited availability)

grades: 3rd–6th

is calligraphy writing or is it painting? Work with an experienced Chinese

calligrapher and decide for yourself. examine the tools of the trade and learn how to

make characters, step-by-step.

Write like a babylonian

grades: 2nd–6th

explore the life of a Mesopotamian scribe. Analyze the differences of pictographic

writing and an alphabetic system as you learn how to write like a Babylonian.


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Celebrating 51 Years!

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explore the world’s rich variety of cultures. international Classroom programs

stimulate curiosity and appreciation for the diverse cultures of people around the

world. they raise tolerance for cultural differences, an important goal in today’s

multicultural society and global economy. these programs can be conducted at the

museum or at your school.

World: ancient and modern*

this two-part program is comprised of a gallery tour and a presentation by a

speaker from a country in the featured area. Begin with a tour of a gallery of

your choice such as egypt, Mesopotamia, or China. then participate in a lively

and personal presentation by one of the Museum’s 150

speakers from 60 countries who will share their social

customs, food, music, education, geography, current

affairs, and religion. For example, a visit to the Mexico

and Central America gallery is followed by a talk about

contemporary life in Mexico. international speakers share

information about their home countries through interactive

presentations highlighting photographs, maps, traditional

and modern music, clothing, games, dance, or crafts.

archaeology and anthropology presentations

Graduate students and scholars share their knowledge and

field experience to teach about many different dimensions

of archaeology and anthropology, including culture,

beliefs, rituals, language, architecture, clothing, and social

organization. this helps students to reflect on their own

cultures as well as understand the role of museums in

cultural preservation, exhibition, and education.

*Program does not need to include docent-led tour. Addition of docent-led tour is

subject to additional pricing and group-size restrictions (see page 7).



WOrkSHOp rAteS

AGeS All ages

lenGtH 45 min–1 hour

priCe Group Admission rates

+ $100 per 30 students






40 WinkS WitH tHe

SpHinx rAteS

AGeS Ages 6–12

lenGtH Overnight on select


priCe $50 per person, $45 per

person for groups of 21 or

more (1 adult for every 5

children required)

eVeninG expeDitiOn


AGeS Ages 6–12

lenGtH 90 minutes

priCe $20 per person (1 adult for

every 5 children required)



30 student minimum, 90

student maximum

at the museum heADeR

even after hours, the penn museum still has much to offer budding archaeologists.

from 40 Winks with the sphinx, which encourages young minds to never stop

learning, to the evening expedition, which strengthens creativity and independent

thinking, the museum is full of surprises after dark.

40 Winks with the sphinx

take an overnight ‘expedition’ through the penn Museum. the night’s activities are

geared to take intrepid explorers on a journey through time and across continents,

with hands-on opportunities through games, crafts, and more. later in the night,

explorers roll out their sleeping bags to doze at the foot of the massive granite Sphinx.

evening expedition

ever wish you could experience a “night at the museum?” now you can! Youth groups

can visit the Museum after hours and enjoy a “travel the world” flashlight tour, a scavenger

hunt among egyptian artifacts and mummies, and a craft or game activity.


heADeR outreaCh iN your Classroom

experienCe tHe

penn MuSeuM WitHOut


loAn box


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using a loan box is a great way to bring a little bit of the Museum right into

the classroom. A variety of loan boxes representing the many cultural groups

showcased in the Museum’s galleries are available. each loan box contains 10-12

items, each with its own information card, and general information for the teacher/

facilitator to make effective use of the materials.

the following is a sampling of available loan box


• Africa

• Ancient China

• Ancient egypt

• Ancient Greece and rome

• Ancient Mesoamerica (emphasis on the


• Ancient Mesopotamia

• Archaeology

• native American groups

(Woodlands, plains, nW Coast, SW)

lOAn BOx

prOGrAM rAteS

AGeS All ages

lenGtH up to one month

priCe $75 per box

be sure to take advantage of all the resources

available on penn museum’s website. these free,

downloadable activities can be used to complement

a trip to the museum or to supplement classroom

instruction. learn about egyptian mummification,

Chinese sericulture, and more. visit



DiStAnCe leArninG

prOGrAM rAteS

Ages All ages

lenGtH 45 min–1 hour

priCe $125 per session



30 student


museum on

the go

MuSeuM On tHe GO

prOGrAM rAteS

Ages 3rd–8th grade

lenGtH 45 min presentations;

3–6 week total program run

priCe Contact us for details



150 students per school

required; 17 student

maximum per session

outreaCh iN your Classroom heADeR

Bring the penn Museum right into your classroom with an interactive video

conference. Supplement textbook study by examining the material culture of ancient

as well as living people. identify and describe the cultural aspects of specific groups,

comparing and contrasting them to your students’ own experiences. Distance

learning programs are video-conferenced in a Museum gallery and include both

an interactive component (students ask questions and discuss the topic with the

presenter) as well as a close-up view of selected artifacts in addition to those on

exhibit in the gallery.

Choose from the following program options:

• daily life in ancient rome: Students view and discuss how mosaics were

made, what childhood and education were like in ancient rome, and what

clues roman portraiture can tell about life at the time.

• life and death in mesopotamia: Students explore the geography and natural

resources of Mesopotamia, its people’s views of the afterlife, and how our

ideas of history change with new technology and research.

using artifacts from the collections of the penn Museum, a hands-on “minimuseum”

is created in the classroom by trained Mobile Guides. Museum on the Go

is an interactive program designed to provide enriching, hands-on experiences in

small group settings. Students have an opportunity to learn through doing. Some

examples include: grinding wheat in an egyptian stone mortar, trying on authentic

period clothes, and handling an elk skin pelt.

Choose from the following program options:

• Africa

• Ancient egypt

• native America

Penn Museum’s International Classroom Program is also available as outreach to your school. Please see page 8 for

more information.


heADeR professioNal developmeNt





to see a full listing of the

professional development

opportunities for 2012-2013, visit and

click on “teacher Workshops.” Be

sure to enter your email address

to receive the most current

professional development updates.

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educators’ evenings allow teachers the opportunity to network with fellow

colleagues. educators browse penn museum’s current exhibitions and/or learn how

penn museum programming can supplement classroom curriculum.


When: Wednesday, september 12, 2012, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

price: free

Credit hours: 2

Who were the ancient Maya? learn about the culture

and contributions of the ancient Maya from a specialist.

explore MAYA 2012: Lords of Time to plan your fieldtrip visit.

Advance registration is required.

Please note: Unlike other evening professional development events, this

program is designed for credit and a full two hours’ attendance is required.

teachers’ Workshops are interactive lectures and/or hands-on workshops designed

by museum staff and co-sponsors.



When: tuesday, october 2, 2012, 4:00pm – 7:00pm

price: $30

Credit hours: 3

tour MAYA 2012: Lords of Time and meet the exhibition’s specialists. learn how you

can teach Maya-related curriculum in your classroom. refreshments will be served.

registration is available online.

Please note: Unlike other evening professional development events, this program is designed for credit

and a full three hours’ attendance is required.



When: saturday, december 1, 2012 and sunday, december 2, 2012. times tbd.

price: tbd

Credit hours: tbd

in partnership with the African Studies Center, university of pennsylvania and the

African American Museum of philadelphia, this program is offered in conjunction

with the African Studies Association’s annual meeting held this year in philadelphia.

Workshop attendees will explore African and African-American topics, and then be

invited to attend penn Museum’s annual peace Around the World event. Save

the date!

CurriCulum CoNteNt staNdards heADeR

the following pertain to pennsylvania, New Jersey, and delaware standards. all of our programs are aligned to the Common

Core state standard for speaking and listening sl.6.1.

ProgrAm PA NJ De

DOCent-leD tOurS (page 7) arts & humanities: 9.2.8.C

World history: 8.4.7.B

geography: 7.2. (grades 6-8)



(page 8)

Art AnD



(page 9)

preserving the past:

artifact lab*

World history: 8.4.6.B, 8.4.7.B,


science: 3.2.5.A6, 3.2.6.A6, 3.2.7.A6

mummy makers World history: 8.4.6.C, 8.4.7.C, 8.4.8.c

science: 3.2.5.A6, 3.2.6.A6, 3.2.7.A6,

3.2.A, 3.16

World history & global studies:

(egypt, China, ur) 6.2.8.A.2.a-c,

6.2.8.B.2.a-b, 6.2.8.C.2.a,,

6.2.8.A.2.a-c, 6.2.8.B.2.a-b,

6.2.8.C.2.a, 6.2.8.D.2.a-d, 6.2.8.B.4.b

(rome) 6.2.8.A.3.a-e, 6.2.8.B.3.ab,

6.2.8.C.3.a-c, 6.2.8.D.3.a-f,

6.2.8.B.4.a-c, 6.2.12.B.1.a,


World history & global studies: 6.2

science: 5.2.A

World history & global studies: 6.2

science: 5.2.A

Culture detectives geography: 7.3.6.A, 7.3.7.A, 7.3.8.A World history & global

studies: 6.2

Cemetery sleuths World history: 8.4.6.B, 8.4.7.B,


science: 3.2.5.A6, 3.2.6.A6, 3.2.7.A6

What in the World World history: 8.4.6.B, 8.4.7.B,


science: 3.2.5.A6, 3.2.6.A6, 3.2.7.A6

maya Codex World history: 8.4.5.B, 8.4.6.B,


arts and humanities: 9.1.3.A

egyptian false


pharaoh fashion




Write like a


internAtiOnAl ClASSrOOM

(pAGe 10)

arts & humanities: 9.1.3.A, 9.2.3.i

World history: 8.4.3.B

geography: 7.3.3-8.A

World history & global studies:


World history & global studies:


World history & global studies:


visual & performing arts: 1.1.2.D.1,


World history & global studies:


World history: 8.4.6.B World history & global studies:


arts & humanities: 9.1.3.A, 9.2.3.i

World history: 8.4.3.A

geography: 7.3.3-8.A

World history: 8.1.3.C, 8.4.3.B,

8.4.4.B, 8.4.5.A, 8.4.5.B, 8.4.6.A

geography: 7.3.3-6.A

geography: 7.3.3.A (grades 3-9)

Arts and Humanities: 9.2.3.k (grades

3, 5, 8, 12)

visual & performing arts: 1.1.2.D.1,


World history & global studies:


World history & global studies:

6.2.8.B.2.b, 6.2.8.D.2.b, 6.2.8.D.2.d

history, Cultures & perspectives:

6.1.p.D, 6.1.4.D

* This workshop is also aligned to the following Common Core Math Standards: 5.MD.1, 5.MD.3, 5.MD.4, 6.RP.3

history: Standard 1; 6-8a,

Standard 2; 6-8b, Standard 4; 6-8b

history: Standard 1, 6-8a

science: Standard 1.C, Standard 1.D,

Standard 1.F

history: Standard 1, 6-8a

science: Standard 1.C, Standard 1.D,

Standard 1.F

history: Standard 1, 6-8a

history: Standard 1, 6-8a

science: Standard 1.C, 90 Standard

1.D, Standard 1.F

history: Standard 1, 6-8a

history: Standard 1, 6-8a

visual arts: Standard 4

history: Standard 1, 6-8a

visual arts: Standard 4

history: Standard 1, 6-8a

visual arts: Standard 4

history: Standard 1, 6-8a

visual arts: Standard 4

history: Standard 1, 6-8a

visual arts: Standard 4

history: Standard 3

For more information on what these standards mean please visit the following: pennsylvania:;

New Jersey:; delaware:


heADeR museum poliCies aNd proCedures

MuSeuM ruleS

it is the responsibility of the

teachers and chaperones to enforce

the rules while at the museum.

as with a library, the galleries

are a place of quiet learning and

exploration. Courteous and quiet

behavior is expected at all times.

disruptive groups may be asked to

leave the museum.

All Museum patrons must observe

the following rules while inside the

gallery spaces:

• no food, drink, or gum

• non-flash photography is

permitted (with the exception

of some special exhibitions)

• no videotaping

• no backpacks or large bags

• no touching of the artifacts

or their cases

• no running or disruptive


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please call 215.746.6774 or email to make your group

visit reservations. programs require 6-8 weeks advance notice for booking. For specific

programs you may be directed to particular staff members.

group siZe

See specific program details for group size requirements. Final head counts, including

adults, should be given to the Museum no later than 2 weeks prior to the date of visit.

ChaperoNe reQuiremeNts

unless otherwise stated, we require that one adult be present for every 10 children.

Children must be chaperoned at all times while on the premises and may not be left alone.


the Museum requires payment in full to be made at least 2 weeks prior to the date of

visit. no refunds or credits will be made after payment is processed. purchase orders

are accepted, however full payment must be received by the date of visit. please note

that self-guiding groups may pay upon arrival if they do not have any educational

programming scheduled. Student groups receive one complimentary adult admission

for every 10 students. Additional adults are subject to admission charge.


if you must cancel your field trip please call 215.746.6774 as soon as possible. no

refunds will be made if payment has already been processed.

speCial Needs

please alert the Museum of anyone in your group that has special needs when you call

to schedule your visit.


lunch bins and cubbies are available for your group to store their lunches while they are

in the galleries. the group dining area is available to groups on a first-come, first-serve

basis and seats about 80 people. Additional space is available in Warden Garden (weather

permitting). please expect to share the lunch spaces with other groups when you are here.

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the penn Museum is located at the corner of 33rd and South Streets in

philadelphia, pA. We are across from Franklin Field and the university of

pennsylvania Hospital.

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arrival aNd departure

Buses may drop off/pick up groups at the kress entrance. the driveway to this

entrance is located on South Street between the east side of the Museum building

and the parking garage. Buses should pull down this driveway until they reach the

kress entrance doors. Students should remain on the bus while the group leader

reports to the security desk inside the kress entrance. Here, the group leader will be

informed as to where lunches/belongings can be stored, where specifically to gather

their group, and any other special instructions.

Norfolk St

Montrose St

Carpenter St


limited parking for buses is available on a first come, first serve basis. if this

parking is full, buses are instructed to park on Convention Avenue, located on the

other side of the parking garage next to the Museum.


South St


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Pine St

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Panama St

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St Albans St

Fulton St

Madison Sq

Montrose St

Kimball St

Vine St Expy

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S 23rd St

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Benjamin Franklin Pky

N 24th St

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gettiNg heADeR here

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N 23rd St

Market St

Spruce St

S Van Pelt St

Cypress St

Delancey St

Rodman St

Kater St

Pennsylvania Ave

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Pemberton St

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Pine St

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St Albans St

Carpenter St

Race St

Walden St

Latimer St

Spring St

Rittenhouse Sq

Panama St

Addison St

Naudain St

Webster St

N Van Pelt St

John F Kennedy Blvd

S 21st St

Cherry St

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Moravian St

Chancellor St

Waverly St

Fitzwater St

S Martin St

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Uber St

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Ranstead St

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S 19th St

Pennsylvania Ave

Winter St

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W Rittenhouse Sq

Spruce St

Christian St

Hamilton St

Commerce St

Ludlow St

S 19th St

Rittenhouse Sq

Manning St

Cypress St

Delancey Pl

Panama St

Kater St

Addison St

Catharine St

Webster St

Montrose St


Green St


Shamokin St

Wood St

N 19th St

N 20th St N 20th St N 20th St

South St

Waverly St

Rodman St


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Pine St


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museum map

Floor 1

Floor 2

Floor 3

18 trip plAnner | 2012–2013

Human Evolution



Imagine Africa


Special Exhibitions

Floor 1



What in the World Iraq’s





Floor 2



Floor 3

schedule your visit by using the program listing below:

at the museum

docent-led tours

❏ Africa

❏ Ancient China

❏ Ancient egypt

❏ Ancient Greece

❏ introduction to Archaeology

❏ Buddhism

❏ Canaan and Ancient israel

❏ etruscan/roman World

❏ Highlights of the Collection

❏ iraq’s Ancient past: rediscovering ur’s royal Cemetery

❏ living in Balance: the native American Southwest

❏ Mesoamerica

Classroom Workshops

❏ preserving the past: Artifact lab

❏ Mummy Makers

❏ Culture Detectives

❏ Cemetery Sleuths

❏ What in the World

art and artifact Workshops

❏ Maya Codex

❏ egyptian False Doors

❏ pharaoh Fashion Show

❏ Chinese Calligraphy

❏ Write like a Babylonian

international Classroom

❏ World: Ancient and Modern presentations

❏ Archaeology and Anthropology presentations

outreaCh iN your Classroom

loan box program

❏ Africa

❏ Ancient China

❏ Ancient egypt

❏ Ancient Greece and rome

❏ Ancient Mesoamerica (emphasis on the Maya)

❏ Ancient Mesopotamia

❏ Archaeology

❏ native American groups (Woodlands, plains, nW Coast, SW)

distance learning

❏ Daily life in Ancient rome

❏ life and Death in Mesopotamia

museum on the go

❏ Africa

❏ Ancient egypt

❏ native America

plaN your visit

Call 215.746.6774 or email

when you are ready to book your visit. please have the

following information available:


group leader

mailing address

daytime phone


grade of students

Number of students

Number of adults

arrival time

departure time

special Needs

preferred dates of visit (choose at least 3):


3260 South Street

philadelphia, pA 19104

starting at just $35, your class can adopt one of

10 favorite artifacts at the penn museum and aid in

the preservation, storage, and management of all of

the penn museum’s collections.

all adoptions include:

• full-color photograph of your artifact

official certificate of adoption

• detailed description of your artifact’s significance

• artifact activity worksheets for the whole class

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