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Festivals and Special Events

Events

  • Scientist Saturday: Cloud Forests of Costa Rica

    Saturday, April 20, 2019

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Discover current research and meet real scientists at Scientist Saturdays. See hands-on demonstrations of scientists’ exciting research and ask all the questions you want from 1 to 4 p.m.

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  • Earth Day

    Monday, April 22, 2019

    10:00 AM-4:30 PM

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

    • Everyone

    11 a.m.: Earth Day Story Time with Marty the Moose

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  • Philadelphia Science Fesival Carnival - Pay-What-You-Wish Admission

    Saturday, May 4, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    On Saturday, May 4, admission to the Academy of Natural Sciences is pay what you wish in celebration of the Philadelphia Science Festival Science Carnival!

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  • Video Game Weekend

    Saturday, May 18, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Plug in the console, grab your controller and step up to the screen for an innovative new experience at the Academy.

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  • Video Game Weekend

    Sunday, May 19, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Plug in the console, grab your controller and step up to the screen for an innovative new experience at the Academy.

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  • Totally Turtles Weekend

    Saturday, June 22, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Come out of your shell to celebrate all things turtle, tortoise, and terrapin! Discover how this amazing order of hard-shelled survivors lived in the past and thrives in the present. From pizza-loving cartoon ninjas to real-life turtles that call the Academy home, learn all about these “heroes in a half shell” with special crafts, demonstrations, and touchable specimens. Turtle power!

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  • Totally Turtles Weekend

    Sunday, June 23, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Come out of your shell to celebrate all things turtle, tortoise, and terrapin! Discover how this amazing order of hard-shelled survivors lived in the past and thrives in the present. From pizza-loving cartoon ninjas to real-life turtles that call the Academy home, learn all about these “heroes in a half shell” with special crafts, demonstrations, and touchable specimens. Turtle power!

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