Located on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus, the Penn Museum is one of Philadelphia’s premier venues. Built in the 1890s, exterior details include glass mosaics by the Tiffany Glass Company, sculptures by Alexander Stirling Calder, and marble medallions by John Ross of New York City. The Museum showcases an impressive collection of one-of-a-kind artifacts acquired from over 300 archaeological and anthropological expeditions. Stunning spaces and priceless collections make the Penn Museum an unparalleled event experience! All wedding ceremonies and receptions, mitzvahs, corporate, and philanthropic events are welcome.
Multiple event spaces accommodate 20 to 500 seated guests and up to 1,000 for a reception. Beautiful outdoor gardens are perfect for weddings and cocktail receptions. With its coffered dome and sunburst ceiling, the Harrison Auditorium offers a dramatic and historic setting for lectures, meetings and live performances for up to 792 guests.
- Max Seated Capacity: 500
- Max Reception Capacity: 1,000
- Event Spaces Available: 11
- Indoor and Outdoor Event Spaces