Admission

lobby with a view of Elasmosaurus skeleton

General Admission

  • Adults (age 13 and above): $15.95
  • Children (ages 3–12): $13.95
  • Children (under age 3): free
  • Seniors (age 65+): $13.95
  • Military and Students (with ID): $13.95
  • Drexel DragonCard Holders: free

$3 fee for Butterflies! for visitors using free admission offers. (Fee not applicable to Academy members or DragonCard holders.)

group of seniors in North America Hall

 

An Academy membership pays for itself with just TWO visits to the museum! A family of five pays $74 in general admission each time they visit the museum. Pay one time membership dues of $99 and enjoy unlimited, free general admission and many more special member benefits for the whole year! Click here for more information on membership and to join.

Groups Get a Break 

A discounted general admission rate of $12.95 per person ($10.95 for children) is available for groups of 10 or more with 72 hours notice.

To schedule your group visit, please contact the Group Sales Office at 215-299-1060 or groups@ansp.org. Group Sales Office hours are Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm.


Other Discounts

Visitors have other ways to receive admission discounts.

  • Philadelphia Pass discounts

    The Philadelphia Pass®

    The Philadelphia Pass® offers substantial savings for the Academy and other Philadelphia attractions. See www.philadelphiapass.com/ for more information.

  • discounts for AAA members

    AAA

    Show your membership card and receive $1 off the price of general admission.

  • discounts for WHYY members

    WHYY

    Show your membership card and receive a $2 off of general admission. Maximum 4 people.

  • discounts for WXPN members

    WXPN

    Show your membership card and receive $2 off the price of general admission, limit 4.

  • discounts or free admission for Association of Science-Technology Centers

    Association of Science-Technology Centers

    If you're a member of another science or technology museum that's located outside the Philadelphia region, you may qualify for a free pass to the Academy through the ASTC Passport Program. See www.astc.org for more information.

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