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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, December 9, 2022

    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.

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  • Mask Mornings: December 10

    Saturday, December 10, 2022

    9:00 AM-10:00 AM

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

    • Everyone

    While masks are typically optional in the Academy galleries, the Academy is offering Mask Mornings to welcome visitors who prefer or need a masked environment.

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  • Science Storytime

    Sunday, December 11, 2022

    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.

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  • Microscope Exploration With Academy Entomologists

    Friday, December 16, 2022

    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.

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  • Microscope Exploration With Academy Entomologists

    Friday, December 23, 2022

    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
  • Microscope Exploration With Academy Entomologists

    Friday, December 30, 2022

    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.

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  • Science Storytime

    Saturday, January 14, 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.

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  • Night in the Museum: January 14

    Saturday and Sunday, January 14 & 15, 2023

    7:00 PM-9:00 AM

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

    • Everyone

    Experience the Academy’s towering dinosaurs — including T. rex — after dark!

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  • Science Storytime

    Sunday, January 15, 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.

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  • Science Storytime

    Saturday, February 11, 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.

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