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  • Members' Night 2016

    Friday Sep 30 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Every year, the Academy  treats its members to a special evening during which they can meet our staff, see our collections, and experience the breadth and depth of work that takes place behind the scenes at the museum.
  • Access to Science: Opening Doors to Autism

    Sunday Oct 9 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

    Children on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to experience the museum as well as our new exhibit, Dinosaurs Unearthed—before the crowds.
  • Celebrate National Fossil Day™

    Wednesday Oct 12 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    Join us on National Fossil Day to celebrate fantastic fossils that tell stories of our ancient world.
  • The Philadelphia Shell Show

    Saturday Oct 22 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show, October 22–23, 2016. The largest of its kind in the Northeast, the show features beautiful, competitive displays on mollusks by collectors, amateur scientists, and artists.
  • The Philadelphia Shell Show

    Sunday Oct 23 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show, October 22–23, 2016. The largest of its kind in the Northeast, the show features beautiful, competitive displays on mollusks by collectors, amateur scientists, and artists.
  • Wild Wizarding Weekend

    Friday Nov 25 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Explore the magical world of the Academy’s phenomenal beasts with a weekend of spellbinding, hands-on activities! Meet the Academy’s own live beasts and learn about the real animals that inspire your favorite wizarding stories.
  • Wild Wizarding Weekend

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

    Explore the magical world of the Academy’s phenomenal beasts with a weekend of spellbinding, hands-on activities! Meet the Academy’s own live beasts and learn about the real animals that inspire your favorite wizarding stories.
  • Wild Wizarding Weekend

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

    Explore the magical world of the Academy’s phenomenal beasts with a weekend of spellbinding, hands-on activities! Meet the Academy’s own live beasts and learn about the real animals that inspire your favorite wizarding stories.
  • Dinosaurs Unearthed Closing Weekend

    Saturday Jan 14 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Join us for a weekend full of dino-rific activities as we say goodbye to one of our favorite exhibits, Dinosaurs Unearthed! Touch real fossils, watch live animal presentations, hear from dinosaur experts, and make dino-themed crafts with the whole family!
  • Dinosaurs Unearthed Closing Weekend

    Sunday Jan 15 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Join us for a weekend full of dino-rific activities as we say goodbye to one of our favorite exhibits, Dinosaurs Unearthed! Touch real fossils, watch live animal presentations, hear from dinosaur experts, and make dino-themed crafts with the whole family!

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