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  • Free General Admission During NFL Draft

    Friday Apr 28 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    On April 27–29, get free general admission to the museum, and pay only $8 for a Super Saver Ticket to our special exhibits. Wear your NFL jersey and get $1 off the Super Saver ticket price!
  • DinoDrafts: The Academy Beer Garden

    Friday and Saturday Apr 28 & 29 11:00 AM-12:00 AM

    Craft beer and snacks will be on tap this weekend at the Academy’s Pop-up Beer Garden presented by 12th St Catering!
  • DinoDrafts: The Academy Beer Garden

    Saturday Apr 29 9:00 AM-8:00 PM

    Craft beer and snacks will be on tap this weekend at the Academy’s Pop-up Beer Garden presented by 12th St Catering!
  • Philadelphia Science Festival: Science Carnival at Penn’s Landing

    Saturday Apr 29 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

    We’re joining 100 other exhibitors for this free carnival, which includes family-friendly experiments, activities, games, and a packed lineup of live entertainment.
  • Free General Admission During NFL Draft

    Saturday Apr 29 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    On April 27–29, get free general admission to the museum, and pay only $8 for a Super Saver Ticket to our special exhibits. Wear your NFL jersey and get $1 off the Super Saver ticket price!
  • The Cheryl Beth Silverman Memorial Lecture - Richard Prum

    Wednesday May 10 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

    Join us for our annual Cheryl Beth Silverman Memorial Lecture featuring Richard Prum, a professor of Ornithology at Yale, a MacArthur Fellow, and the author of the forthcoming new book The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World — And Us.
  • Access to Science: Opening Doors to Autism

    Saturday May 13 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

    Children on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to experience the museum before the crowds.
  • Frog Jump Day

    Saturday May 13 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Hop on over to our pad for some ribbiting programming on National Frog Jump Day as we say goodbye to the special exhibit, Frogs: A Chorus of Colors.
  • NEW DATE: 2017 Academy Town Square Series Presents: Sandra Postel

    Thursday May 18 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

    On Thursday, May 18, join Sandra Postel and the Academy of Natural Sciences for a Town Square on freshwater issues.

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