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Visit the Academy

At the Academy of Natural Sciences, you can wander among towering dinosaur skeletons or discover an indoor tropical butterfly garden. Explore ecosystems from around the world through our historic dioramas or be transported to the great outdoors through our hands-on discovery center for children. Visit our Special Exhibits Gallery for our newest exhibit, or watch scientists at work in Science Live or our Fossil Prep Lab. There’s always something new happening at the Academy—plan your visit today!


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

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Museum Activities

Meet live animals, talk with real scientists, and watch fossils being prepared.

Check out our Museum Activities

skeletal mount of Tyrannosaurus in Dinosaur Hall

Signature Exhibits

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

Check out our Permanent Exhibits

  

 

Events

  • Science Camp From Home - Dinosaur Detectives

    Wednesday, July 15, 2020

    12:00 AM-11:30 PM

    This is a virtual offering.

    • Everyone

    Academy Science Camp From Home is a set of weekly themed science from home activities and videos for self-paced summer engagement.

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  • Science Camp From Home - Into the Wild

    Monday, July 20, 2020

    12:00 AM-11:30 PM

    This is a virtual offering.

    • Everyone

    Academy Science Camp From Home is a set of weekly themed science from home activities and videos for self-paced summer engagement.

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  • Science Camp From Home - Animal All-Stars

    Monday, July 27, 2020

    12:00 AM-11:30 PM

    This is a virtual offering.

    • Everyone

    Academy Science Camp From Home is a set of weekly themed science from home activities and videos for self-paced summer engagement.

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  • Science Camp From Home - Ferocious Fossils

    Monday, August 3, 2020

    12:00 AM-11:30 PM

    This is a virtual offering.

    • Everyone

    Academy Science Camp From Home is a set of weekly themed science from home activities and videos for self-paced summer engagement.

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  • Science Camp From Home - Incredible Insects

    Monday, August 10, 2020

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    This is a virtual offering.

    • Everyone

    Academy Science Camp From Home is a set of weekly themed science from home activities and videos for self-paced summer engagement.

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  • Science Camp From Home - Secrets of the Museum

    Monday, August 17, 2020

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    This is a virtual offering.

    • Everyone

    Academy Science Camp From Home is a set of weekly themed science from home activities and videos for self-paced summer engagement.

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  • Science Camp From Home - Engineering Nature

    Monday, August 24, 2020

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    This is a virtual offering.

    • Everyone

    Academy Science Camp From Home is a set of weekly themed science from home activities and videos for self-paced summer engagement.

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  • Science Camp From Home - Living on the Edge

    Monday, August 31, 2020

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    This is a virtual offering.

    • Everyone

    Academy Science Camp From Home is a set of weekly themed science from home activities and videos for self-paced summer engagement.

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