The Academy of Natural Sciences

The Academy of Natural Sciences

1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia
, PA 19103

HOURS: Mon. -Fri.: 10:00 - 16:30
Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
CALL:  (215) 299-1000
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The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is America’s oldest natural history museum and a world leader in biodiversity and environmental research. For 200 years, the Academy has explored the remarkable diversity of our natural world, sharing these discoveries with the public through extraordinary collections, innovative exhibits, educational programming, and publications.

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Paleo Playdates

Weekly on Wednesday

Calling curious kiddos ages 3-6! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us for a playful preschool party. Have some fun with Academy experts and other young...MORE »

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Live from the Academy: Climate Change Creature Feature

Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Meet live animal ambassadors from the Academy to discover how their wild relatives are making do in a world that is rapidly changing. Each day we will focus on a new topic,...MORE »

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Naturally Awesome Days: Earth Day Celebration

Weekly on Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Recommended for families with children ages 7–11 Onsite; self-guided activities free with museum admission Come find out why science is Naturally Awesome! Visit the Academy to enjoy a themed family-led activity, auditorium program and...MORE »

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Academy Seminar: Co-ops Will Save the World

Friday, 4/23

As you embark on your career path, do you dream of making the world a better place? Do you envision communities where science and technology create opportunities and equity for all? If...MORE »

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Ask the Scientists: Taking Action for the Earth

Saturday, 4/24

Recommended for families with children ages 8–11 Climate change is impacting the earth on every front. The health and quality of the water we drink, air we breathe and ground we live on...MORE »

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Celebrate the Earth Family Workshop

Saturday, 4/24

Recommended for families with children ages 3–8 Join early childhood educators as we explore fun and creative ways to celebrate the earth from your very own home. We will meet some decomposers from...MORE »

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New! Science in the Wild: Creek Exploration Family Field Trip

Sunday, 4/25

Registration Required Recommended for families with children over the age of 8 Now is your chance to get your feet wet, literally, to help Academy scientists gather critical data about our waterways, including the...MORE »

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Paleo Playdates

Weekly on Wednesday

Calling curious kiddos ages 3-6! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us for a playful preschool party. Have some fun with Academy experts and other young...MORE »

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