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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

  • Live! From the Academy: Creature Feature

    Wednesday, August 11, 2021

    11:00 AM-11:30 AM

    This is an online event that will take place on Facebook Live.

    • Everyone

    The world would not turn without arthropods! Tune in every day at 11 a.m. to meet Academy animal program keepers and special guests.

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  • Academy Book Circle: All We Can Save, Week 8

    Wednesday, August 11, 2021

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    This is an online event. It will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Embark on a shared journey with leaders of the climate movement as Drexel and Academy scientists, staff and supporters come together for our first Academy Book Circle.

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  • Live! From the Academy: Creature Feature

    Thursday, August 12, 2021

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    This is an online event that will take place on Facebook Live.

    • Everyone

    The world would not turn without arthropods! Tune in every day at 11 a.m. to meet Academy animal program keepers and special guests.

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  • Atlas Obscura’s Special Access: The Entomology Collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences

    Thursday, August 12, 2021

    5:00 PM-6:00 PM

    This is an online event that will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Join Atlas Obscura for Special Access, an online experience that brings you into some of the world's most fascinating, hidden and under-appreciated spaces.

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  • Live! From the Academy: Creature Feature

    Friday, August 13, 2021

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    This is an online event that will take place on Facebook Live.

    • Everyone

    The world would not turn without arthropods! Tune in every day at 11 a.m. to meet Academy animal program keepers and special guests.

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  • Academy Presents: Bug Hub

    Friday, August 13, 2021

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Celebrate all the many-legged movers and shakers of the world at the Academy’s annual Bug Fest!

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  • Live! From the Academy: Creature Feature

    Saturday, August 14, 2021

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    This is an online event that will take place on Facebook Live.

    • Everyone

    The world would not turn without arthropods! Tune in every day at 11 a.m. to meet Academy animal program keepers and special guests.

    Read More
  • Academy Presents: Bug Hub

    Saturday, August 14, 2021

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 19103

    • Everyone

    Celebrate all the many-legged movers and shakers of the world at the Academy’s annual Bug Fest!

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  • Academy Conversation: Insects in Decline

    Saturday, August 14, 2021

    3:30 PM-4:30 PM

    This is an online event that will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Join us for a live, in-person conversation or catch the live stream all about insects in decline.

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  • Live! From the Academy: Creature Feature

    Sunday, August 15, 2021

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    This is an online event that will take place on Facebook Live.

    • Everyone

    The world would not turn without arthropods! Tune in every day at 11 a.m. to meet Academy animal program keepers and special guests.

    Read More