Dinos After Dark
Friday, May 17, 2019
4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Join us for Dinos After Dark and enjoy pay-what-you-wish admission, family activities and the Dino Drafts Beer Garden in Dinosaur Hall!
At Dinos After Dark:
- See our new Mythic Creatures exhibit
- Visit Outside In, do a scavenger hunt and meet some of our amazing live animals and buggy boarders
- Immerse yourself in our tropical butterfly house
- Observe our technicians preparing real specimens in the Fossil Prep Lab
- Purchase drinks and food from the Academy Beer Garden: Dino Drafts
For faster check-in, pre-register for the next event today!
Meet the Animals
5:30 and 7 p.m.
Meet the furry, feathered and scaly residents of the museum’s Live Animal Center and explore their behaviors, adaptations and ecosystems. The museum's Live Animal Center supports over 100 individual animal ambassadors and several colonies of invertebrates.
Video Game Weekend Preview
From “real” angry birds to block-based farm animals, video games feature natural history in wild and wacky digital displays. Learn about the real animals that inspire the characters in your favorite video games and check out rarely displayed scientific specimens. Join us for Video Game Weekend, May 18-19.
Dinos Drafts Beer Garden
12th St. Catering and the Academy of Natural Sciences are excited to offer Dino Drafts: The Academy Beer Garden inside the museum’s famous Dinosaur Hall during Dinos After Dark. Come warm up inside, play board games, purchase a drink, and enjoy mouthwatering bites (think tacos!) at the foot of a 40-foot-long T. rex and its prehistoric friends. Partial proceeds from Dino Drafts: The Academy Beer Garden benefit the Academy of Natural Sciences.
Upcoming Dinos After Dark Dates:
- May 17, 2019 (Friday)
- June 28, 2019 (Friday)
- July 24, 2019 (Wednesday)
- August 23, 2019 (Friday)