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General Admission

lobby with a view of Elasmosaurus skeleton

Admission (includes all exhibits): 

  • Adults (age 13 and above): $27.00 ($25.00 online)
  • Children (ages 2–12): $23.00 ($21.00 online)
  • Children (under age 2): free
  • Members: Free
  • Seniors (age 65+): $24.00 ($22.00 online)
  • Military and Students (with ID): $24.00 ($22.00 online)
  • Drexel DragonCard Holders: free
  • After 3 p.m. Admission (weekdays only): $10 per person 

Save $2 per ticket when you purchase your tickets online! 

A family of five pays $123.00 in general admission each time they visit the museum. An Academy Family membership starts at just $135 and includes free, unlimited general admission and many more special member benefits for an entire year. Click here for more information on membership and to join.


The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University proudly participates in the Art-Reach ACCESS Program. Pennsylvania ACCESS/EBT Cardholders, and Art-Reach ACCESS Cardholders may receive $2 admission for the cardholder and up to 3 guests. ACCESS admission is available during regular museum hours.

This discount may not be valid for special events/exhibits, sold out events, or combined with other discount offers. Visitors must show their ACCESS Card and valid photo ID to receive your tickets on the day of your visit. For more information about the ACCESS Program, please visit


Teens from Philadelphia high schools who have STAMP passes receive free admission to a selection of the city’s top museums and attractions, including the Academy. Find out about the STAMP program.

Other Discounts

Visitors have other ways to receive admission discounts.

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    Philadelphia CityPASS

    Sightseeing in Philly? One simple CityPASS purchase saves up to 47% on admission to your choice of 3, 4 or 5 top attractions. Create your own Philadelphia experience, including the Academy of Natural Sciences. Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order, over a 9-day period. LEARN MORE.

  • Philadelphia Pass discounts

    The Philadelphia Pass®

    The Philadelphia Pass® offers substantial savings for the Academy and other Philadelphia attractions. See for more information.

  • discounts or free admission for Association of Science-Technology Centers

    Association of Science-Technology Centers

    If you're a member of another science or technology museum that's located outside the Philadelphia region, you may qualify for a free pass to the Academy through the ASTC Passport Program. See for more information.