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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

educator with owl

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

  • Junior Scientist Workshop: What Do Plants Have to Say?

    Saturday, February 12, 2022

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    We know plants can’t talk, but how do they make their needs known? Although they may be quiet, plants still have plenty to say.

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  • Paleo Playdate: February 16

    Wednesday, February 16, 2022

    10:15 AM-11:00 AM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us at the Academy for a playful preschool party.

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  • Paleo Playdate: February 23

    Wednesday, February 23, 2022

    10:15 AM-11:00 AM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us at the Academy for a playful preschool party.

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  • Paleo Playdate: March 2

    Wednesday, March 2, 2022

    10:15 AM-11:00 AM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us at the Academy for a playful preschool party.

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  • Paleo Playdate: March 9

    Wednesday, March 9, 2022

    10:15 AM-11:00 AM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us at the Academy for a playful preschool party.

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  • Junior Scientist Workshop: Have You Been Living Under a Rock?

    Saturday, March 19, 2022

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Bugs might bug us, but aren’t they part of a healthy ecosystem? The answer can be found in the water, floating on the surface or hanging out under the rocks!

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  • Paleo Playdate: March 23

    Wednesday, March 23, 2022

    10:15 AM-11:00 AM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us at the Academy for a playful preschool party.

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  • Paleo Playdate: March 30

    Wednesday, March 30, 2022

    10:15 AM-11:00 AM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us at the Academy for a playful preschool party.

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  • Paleo Playdate: April 6

    Wednesday, April 6, 2022

    10:15 AM-11:00 AM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us at the Academy for a playful preschool party.

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  • Paleo Playdate: April 13

    Wednesday, April 13, 2022

    10:15 AM-11:00 AM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us at the Academy for a playful preschool party.

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