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Programs


Family Programs

Share your birthday with dinosaurs, have a sleepover with a polar bear, or meet an iguana during summer camp. More.

Adult Programs

Experience the museum after hours, attend an Academy Town Square, or have a drink in the Dino Drafts Beer Garden. More
entomologist talk with museum visitors during Bug Fest

Festivals and Special Events

Talk to real scientists, look through a microscope, touch live bugs, shop for shells, or search for fossils. More
featured panel during an environmental program

Academy Town Square

Find out the latest on the Marcellus Shale, urban agriculture, or how Philadelphia can become more livable and green. More
 

Upcoming Academy Events:

  • Academy Science Camp: Build a Better Backyard

    August 2, 2021 through August 6, 2021

    9:00 AM-4:00 AM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Spend your summer at the Academy with our fun educators, cool exhibits and wild science!

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  • Academy Science Camp: Life Before Dinosaurs

    August 9, 2021 through August 13, 2021

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Spend your summer at the Academy with our fun educators, cool exhibits and wild science!

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  • Academy Science Camp: Incredible Insects

    August 16, 2021 through August 20, 2021

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Spend your summer at the Academy with our fun educators, cool exhibits and wild science!

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  • Academy Science Camp: Eco-Warriors

    August 23, 2021 through August 27, 2021

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Spend your summer at the Academy with our fun educators, cool exhibits and wild science!

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  • Academy Science Camp: Secrets of the Museum

    August 30, 2021 through September 3, 2021

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Spend your summer at the Academy with our fun educators, cool exhibits and wild science!

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  • Academy Science Camp: Build a Better Backyard

    August 2, 2021 through August 6, 2021

    9:00 AM-4:00 AM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Spend your summer at the Academy with our fun educators, cool exhibits and wild science!

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  • Academy Science Camp: Life Before Dinosaurs

    August 9, 2021 through August 13, 2021

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Spend your summer at the Academy with our fun educators, cool exhibits and wild science!

    Read More
  • Academy Science Camp: Incredible Insects

    August 16, 2021 through August 20, 2021

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Spend your summer at the Academy with our fun educators, cool exhibits and wild science!

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  • Academy Science Camp: Eco-Warriors

    August 23, 2021 through August 27, 2021

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Spend your summer at the Academy with our fun educators, cool exhibits and wild science!

    Read More
  • Academy Science Camp: Secrets of the Museum

    August 30, 2021 through September 3, 2021

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Spend your summer at the Academy with our fun educators, cool exhibits and wild science!

    Read More