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Events

  • Scientist Saturday: The Diverse World of Diatoms

    Saturday, January 25, 2020

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Meet Academy Scientist Mariena Hurley, who studies diatoms.

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  • Access to Science: Opening Doors to Autism

    Sunday, January 26, 2020

    9:00 AM-11:00 AM

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

    • Everyone

    Visitors on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to experience the museum before the crowds.

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  • Youth Climate Action Forum

    Sunday, February 2, 2020

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    People across the country – including the youth of Philadelphia – are joining together to make their voices heard in their own communities. We are here to support you!

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  • Survival of the Slowest Opening Weekend

    Saturday, February 15, 2020

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Join us as we open our new Survival of the Slowest exhibit with a weekend full of activities!

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  • Night in the Museum

    Saturday and Sunday, February 15 & 16, 2020

    6:30 PM-9:00 AM

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

    • Everyone

    Experience the Academy’s towering dinosaurs—including T. rex—after dark! Your action-packed night at the museum barely leaves room for shut-eye. Night in the Museum is appropriate for children ages 6–14.

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