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Conservation Challenge

Conservation Challenge
Sun, Apr 24

10:00 am - 01:30 pm

Do you have what it takes to preserve archeology’s greatest treasures? Find out by stepping into the Artifact Lab! Visitors will investigate the science of deterioration and preservation as they participate in hands- on conservation activities, while witnessing live conservation of ancient artifacts, including Egyptian funerary objects and actual mummies! Conservators are available to answer questions from 12:30–1:00 pm.
  • Tickets

    No reservation required

    Price: FREE with museum admission

  • Location

    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

    3260 South Street, Third Floor

    Philadelphia, PA, 19104

    Directions


  • Partners

    Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
    Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
    Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
    Penn Museum (the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) founded in 1887, celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2012. With its extensive research, collections, exhibitions, and educational programming, Penn Museum is an internationally renowned institution dedicated to the exploration, study, and understanding of human history and cultural diversity. Penn Museum has conducted more than 400 research expeditions around the world and has collected nearly one million objects. Galleries feature materials from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Central America, Asia, and the ancient Mediterranean World, as well as artifacts from native peoples of the Americas and Africa. With educational programming for children, families and adults,Penn Museum offers the public an opportunity to share in the ongoing discovery of humankind’s collective heritage.