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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

  • Inside the Watershed: Closing Day

    Sunday, October 30, 2022

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    Schuylkill River Trail

    • Everyone

    Inside the Watershed is an outdoor sound installation created by artists Annea Lockwood and Liz Phillips.

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  • How to Get to the River: Closing Day

    Sunday, October 30, 2022

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

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

    • Everyone

    How to Get to the River is an urban watershed adventure walk that leads participants from the Academy of Natural Sciences down Cherry Street through a micro-watershed of the Schuylkill River.

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  • Attunement: Closing Day

    Sunday, October 30, 2022

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    A public sculpture located in front of the Academy of Natural Sciences on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

    • Everyone

    Standing 35 feet high and situated near the front entrance of the Academy of Natural Sciences on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Attunement is a large-scale sound sculpture that introduces the key themes behind Watershed Moment.

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