The Academy closed at 1:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, May 25, due to a water emergency. 

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The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Directions & Parking

Regular Hours:
10 am–4:30 pm, Monday–Friday
10 am–5 pm, Weekends and Holidays

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Academy Blog

Climate Change Speeding Up

Roland Wall says that Antarctic melt reinforces the need for intensified regional climate change efforts.

Spiders and Their Spinningwork

Learn more about Henry McCook’s 1890s work about spiders.

Sediment and Small Habitats

Sediment created by erosion or runoff can effect water quality.

Fish Ecology in Pictures

Fieldwork photoblog shows scientists getting their hands dirty.

Read more stories on the Academy blog.

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