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Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with the Academy. From becoming an Academy member or supporter to volunteering as an intern, guide, or research assistant, you can join the Academy in our mission to encourage and cultivate the natural and environmental sciences. You can also participate in our in-depth programs for learners of all ages.


Membership

Members can explore the museum, including popular exhibits like Dinosaur Hall, Outside In, and Butterflies! as much as they want for free!

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Programs

The Academy has exciting, in-depth programs for learners of all ages.

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Volunteering

Volunteers are integral to the success of the Academy.

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Giving

Find out how you can make a difference.

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Events

  • Access to Science: Opening Doors to Autism

    Sunday, April 7, 2019

    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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  • Animal Superhero Weekend

    Sunday, April 7, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No—it’s Animal Superhero Weekend! 

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  • Door 19: Clams Casino Royale

    Thursday, April 11, 2019

    6:00 PM-9:30 PM

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

    • Everyone

    For Your Eyes Only: An evening of science and inquiry with a martini (shaken, not stirred) in your hand. Bring 007 of your friends and register soon; tomorrow never dies but the early-bird discount does. Throw on a tuxedo t-shirt or rent the real deal, and get ready to spy on some fun!

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  • Animal Superhero Weekend

    Saturday, April 13, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No—it’s Animal Superhero Weekend! 

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  • Animal Superhero Weekend

    Sunday, April 14, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No—it’s Animal Superhero Weekend! 

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