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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

  • Mask Mornings

    Saturday, July 23, 2022

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    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 will begin offering Mask Mornings twice each month to welcome visitors who prefer or need a masked environment

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  • Academy Science Camp: Eco-Engineers

    Monday, July 25, 2022

    8:45 AM-4:15 PM

    Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 10103

    • Everyone

    Calling all architects, builders and designers! Get inspired by nature’s engineers.

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  • Academy Science Camp: Aquatic Adventures

    Monday, August 1, 2022

    8:45 AM-4:15 PM

    Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 10103

    • Everyone

    From macroinvertebrates living in a Philadelphia stream to a kid grabbing a drink from the kitchen tap after an outdoor adventure, access to fresh water is the most important element of our survival.

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  • Academy Science Camp: Dinosaur Superstars

    Monday, August 8, 2022

    8:45 AM-4:15 PM

    Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 10103

    • Everyone

    We’ve got the dinosaurs with star power!

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  • Mask Mornings

    Saturday, August 13, 2022

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    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 will begin offering Mask Mornings twice each month to welcome visitors who prefer or need a masked environment

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  • Academy Science Camp: Animal Secret Agents

    Monday, August 15, 2022

    8:45 AM-4:15 PM

    Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 10103

    • Everyone

    From bonkers biomimicry to the vilest venom and the craziest camouflage, animals have a variety of sneaky tactics they use to survive, just like real and fictional secret agents.

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  • Academy Science Camp: Ocean Commotion

    Monday, August 22, 2022

    8:45 AM-4:15 PM

    Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 10103

    • Everyone

    Aspiring marine biologists, let’s explore the salty sea!

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  • Mask Mornings

    Sunday, August 28, 2022

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    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 will begin offering Mask Mornings twice each month to welcome visitors who prefer or need a masked environment

    Read More
  • Academy Science Camp: Eco-Engineers

    Monday, August 29, 2022

    8:45 AM-4:15 PM

    Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 10103

    • Everyone

    Calling all architects, builders and designers! Get inspired by nature’s engineers.

    Read More