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Events

  • Black Excellence in Birding

    Saturday, May 28, 2022

    5:00 PM-9:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Join the Academy of Natural Sciences for our first-ever black-tie Black Birders Week event: Black Excellence in Birding.

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  • Junior Scientist Workshop: Are There Adventures in the Archives?

    Saturday, June 4, 2022

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 10103

    • Everyone

    Scientists sure do know a lot, but how do they discover so much great stuff from around the world?

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  • Mask Mornings

    Sunday, June 12, 2022

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    While masks are typically optional in the Academy galleries, the Academy will begin offering Mask Mornings twice each month to welcome visitors who prefer or need a masked environment

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  • Father’s Day Special

    Sunday, June 19, 2022

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Bring your favorite adult to the Academy for free and celebrate Father’s Day together. Experience towering dinosaurs and dioramas, explore the deep sea, enjoy our children’s discovery center, Outside In, and much more.

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  • Mask Mornings

    Saturday, June 25, 2022

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    While masks are typically optional in the Academy galleries, the Academy will begin offering Mask Mornings twice each month to welcome visitors who prefer or need a masked environment

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