Weekends

Young museum visitors look as specimens during a bicentennial event

On selected weekends and holidays during the year, families can create crafts, engage in special interactive activities, examine museum specimens, meet live animals, and see special presentations. Free with museum admission.

Weekends
Events

  • Academy Closed for Papal Visit

    Friday Sep 25 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    The Academy will be closed from Friday, September 25 through Sunday, September 27 for the visit of Pope Francis.
  • Academy Closed for Papal Visit

    Saturday Sep 26 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    The Academy will be closed from Friday, September 25 through Sunday, September 27 for the visit of Pope Francis.
  • Academy Closed for Papal Visit

    Sunday Sep 27 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    The Academy will be closed from Friday, September 25 through Sunday, September 27 for the visit of Pope Francis.
  • The Philadelphia Shell Show & Festival

    Saturday Oct 17 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival.
  • The Philadelphia Shell Show & Festival

    Sunday Oct 18 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival.
  • Dinosaur Days

    Friday Nov 27 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate dinosaurs and their closest living relatives—birds—with a holiday weekend of family fun! Explore the world of the dinosaurs as you examine real fossils up close, meet live birds, and talk with dinosaur experts.
  • Dinosaur Days

    Saturday Nov 28 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate dinosaurs and their closest living relatives—birds—with a holiday weekend of family fun! Explore the world of the dinosaurs as you examine real fossils up close, meet live birds, and talk with dinosaur experts.
  • Dinosaur Days

    Sunday Nov 29 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate dinosaurs and their closest living relatives—birds—with a holiday weekend of family fun! Explore the world of the dinosaurs as you examine real fossils up close, meet live birds, and talk with dinosaur experts.
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