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Event Rentals

Host your next event at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University!

Treat your guests to a spectacular event they won’t forget. Enjoy a memorable evening paired with amazing food, superior service and a setting unlike any other in Philadelphia. Our historic museum accommodates groups ranging from 30 to 3,000 people inside our unique galleries. As a venue that prioritizes sustainability, we will help you plan your next celebration with a unique attention to the preservation of our environment.

We host weddings, corporate events, mitzvahs, proms, lectures and so much more.

Need more space? Ask us about the full museum or multiple gallery access. Need something extra special? Inquire about live animal encounters, bringing real scientists to your event and educational activities for your guests. With the natural world inside our walls, the Academy offers the perfect space for your next event!

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Dinosaur Hall

Darwin Room

Darwin Room


North America Hall

African Hall

Academy Plaza

Academy Plaza

Weddings at the Academy

Weddings at the Academy

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Mitzvahs at the Academy