In addition to the Academy's permanent and changing exhibits, we offer a range of exciting activities throughout the day appropriate for the whole family. Enrich your visit through a movie, naturalist show, watching an Academy scientist at work, or more. Activities are free with admission unless otherwise noted.
Tomorrow at the Museum
Monday Mar 10 2:30 PM-3:00 PM
Join our teacher-naturalists as they explore natural history in these informal and interactive presentations involving live animals and/or museum specimens. Topics and locations vary daily.
Monday Mar 10 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Featuring Dr. Eric Schelter, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania. Banished to the bottom of the periodic table, the rare earth metals are rarely discussed, exotic curiosities. Yet these metals are hidden throughout our daily lives, enabling internet communication, harvesting wind energy, and illuminating our existence.