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Penn Museum

3260 South Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Designed in the 1890s, this beautiful historic building located on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus is one of Philadelphia’s premier unique venues. Penn Museum is a 300,000 square-foot gem with exterior details including glass mosaics by the Tiffany Glass Company, sculptures by Alexander Stirling Calder, and marble medallions by John Ross of New York City. The Museum houses one-of-a-kind artifacts acquired from over 400 archaeological and anthropological expeditions, and we invite you and your guests to discover the world in just one night. Stunning Philadelphia wedding venue and priceless collections make the Penn Museum an unparalleled event experience!

We welcome all wedding ceremonies and receptions, mitzvahs, corporate, and philanthropic events!

Contact us today for more information or to schedule a visit!


Breathtaking would be the one word I would use to describe my wedding at the Penn Museum. While all newlyweds aspire for an evening to remember, my husband and I wanted to also offer an experience worth traveling halfway across the country to have. Without a doubt, our guests were transported when they walked into the Lower Egyptian Gallery enjoying cocktails and h?ors d?oeuvres under the watchful eyes of the Spynhx. The journey through our night continued as our guests climbed the staircase to the Upper Egyptian Gallery and dined where West meets East in the Chinese Rotunda. As our friends and families mingled amidst the blending of the two hemispheres we could not believe how transcendent an evening the setting had offered us. Dancing the evening away alongside sarcophagi only enhanced the magic and mysticism of the night!

Contact Person Director of Facility Rentals
Website Penn Museum
Address Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, 19104
Is your facility handicapped accessible Yes
Is kosher catering available No
Is outside kosher catering permitted? Yes
Is the facility indoor only, outdoor only, or both? Indoor and Outdoor
Does your facility have guest rooms No
Does your facility have air conditioning No
Maximum capacity with dancing 300
Maximum capacity without dancing 300
Facility restrictions No open flame, balloons or moving of artifacts or gallery displays permitted.
Rental fees

Varies. Please call Facility Rentals Department for more information.