For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Visit the Academy

Academy exterior

Plan Your Visit

Details about admission pricing, parking and how to get to the museum.

Plan Your Visit

students look at dinosaur bones

Field Trips

Plan a field trip for your class, summer camp or group.

Explore Field Trips

skeletal mount of Tyrannosaurus in Dinosaur Hall

Signature Exhibits

See how big you are next to Tyrannosaurus rex or get up close and personal with a polar bear.

Check out our Permanent Exhibits

  
 

Events

  • Microscope Exploration With Academy Entomologists

    Friday, February 10, 2023

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Microsculpture Exhibit, Dietrich Gallery The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Fraknlin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Ready for your close-up? The invertebrates on display in Microsculpture are larger than life, both on the wall and under the microscope.

    Read More
  • Drop-in Science Workshops: Coming up … Love Bugs!

    Saturday, February 11, 2023

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Panda Lobby The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Fraknlin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Why are stink bugs so smelly? Are there bugs that smell good? How do bugs find a mate using scent?

    Read More
  • Science on Tap: Avian Parasites and the Scientists Who Love Them

    Monday, February 13, 2023

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM

    This is a virtual event.

    • Everyone

    Join Jason Weckstein on an armchair expedition into the eastern Amazon basin to learn about the biodiversity in the region.

    Read More
  • Member Preview: Conversations With Birds

    Thursday, February 16, 2023

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Renew now and join us for a members only preview of Conversations With Birds.

    Read More
  • Microscope Exploration With Academy Entomologists

    Friday, February 17, 2023

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Microsculpture Exhibit, Dietrich Gallery The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Fraknlin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Ready for your close-up? The invertebrates on display in Microsculpture are larger than life, both on the wall and under the microscope.

    Read More
  • Access to Science: February 18

    Saturday, February 18, 2023

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM

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

    • Everyone

    Visitors on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to experience the museum before the crowds.

    Read More
  • Science Storytime

    Saturday, February 18, 2023

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Aquatic Reptile Nook, Dinosaur Hall The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Fraknlin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Have some fun with Academy educators and other young natural history fans for a very special science story time.

    Read More
  • Science Storytime

    Sunday, February 19, 2023

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Aquatic Reptile Nook, Dinosaur Hall The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Fraknlin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Have some fun with Academy educators and other young natural history fans for a very special science story time.

    Read More
  • Avian Adaptations: Wing and Egg Demonstrations

    Sunday, February 19, 2023

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Conversations With Birds, Special Exhibits Gallery The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    There are 10,000 species of birds, and each one has adapted to its environment to ensure its survival.

    Read More
  • Monthly Member Mornings

    Wednesday, February 22, 2023

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM

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

    • Everyone

    Explore the Academy before the crowds during our Monthly Member Mornings. Each month will feature a different experience.

    Read More
1 2 3 ... 7 Next