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Members' Night

Friday, October 6, 2023
5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

16th Annual Members' Night (Explore the museum and Academy Science)

16th Annual Members' Night (Explore the museum and Academy Science)

Join us for our favorite night of the year as we lift the curtain and explore behind the scenes of the Academy! Check out the cool public museum galleries, collections and research labs of the Academy. Join Academy staff, scientists and researchers as they present hands-on activities.

Members' Night Map

NEW for 2023!

  • Burrito Feliz food truck will be parked in the front of the building, serving up authentic Mexican food for purchase.
  • 21+? Check out the Dino Drafts Beer Garden for a refreshing beverage.
  • Be sure to stop by the Academy Shop for a special Members’ Night promotion.
  • Bring a soil sample from home to be tested for contaminants right before your eyes by the Environmental Biogeochemisty Section of the Patrick Center! (Soil should be as dry as possible and contained in a sandwich-sized zipper storage bag)

Not a member? Join now to receive your invitation to Members' Night. Academy members receive an entire year of free general admission, access to members-only hours, events and activities, discounts on programming, parking, Academy Shop purchases and more. But membership is more than visitation benefits — your dues make a tangible impact on our community and planet.

Want to support the Academy further? Donate here. The Academy of Natural Sciences is dedicated to understanding the natural world and inspiring everyone to care for it. Your gift will provide for our collection of 19 million scientific specimens, send our scientists around the globe to research our rapidly changing planet and connect our community to the natural world.