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Outside In

Open Wednesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
9:30–10 a.m. Reserved Especially for Members

Touching snake in Outside In
Outside In

young boy looking at fish tank

Inquisitive minds of all ages can investigate animal habitats, explore science and the natural world and discover how we all have a role to play in our ecosystem. 


Visitors to Outside In can:

A child feeding a rabbit

Meet our animal ambassadors

kids in eagles nest

Climb into an eagle’s nest and dress up as a majestic bird

A scientist showing off a specimen under a microscope

View specimens under a microscope

owl in tree

Find animals hidden in a life-size tree

Reserve Outside In for your class or group field trip.

Volunteering in Outside In.

Inspired by the curiosity and enthusiasm of Outside In’s regular visitors, the Academy has created the Adopt-A-Critter program, which offers an opportunity to help us care for the center and its animals. To learn more about how you can support the Adopt-A-Critter program, visit Adopt-A-Critter or call the Office of Institutional Advancement at 215-299-1182.