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Saturday, March 2, 2019

10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Every year, the Academy celebrates all things prehistoric during Paleopalooza, a two-day festival of fossils.

This year at Paleopalooza:

  • Get an exclusive look at some rarely exhibited and wonderful fossils and type specimens collected by Academy paleontologists.
  • See a special presentation from Academy paleontologist Ted Daeschler about his recent expedition to Antarctica.
  • Visit our Drawn to Dinosaurs exhibit and watch Academy dinosaur enthusiast and paleoartist Christopher DiPiazza bring Hadrosaurus foulkii back to life in chalk.
  • Take a guided tour of Dinosaur Hall.
  • Stop into the Mesozoic Market for educational displays, fossil vendors, dinosaur tattoos, face painting and more. 
  • So much more! Click here for the complete list of Paleopalooza activities

Free for members or with general admission. Save $2 when you purchase tickets online.

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


  • Everyone