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The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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

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Famous Fossil Display

Tiktaalik gets a proper send-off before returning to Canada.

Jason Poole

Geek of the Week: Jason Poole

Our own Jason Poole is Geekadelphia's Geek of the Week.

Ken Lacovara

New Paleontology Fellow

Drexel professor Ken Lacovara named Academy fellow.

purple orchid

Photo Essay: Orchid Show 2015

A small sampling of the orchids from this year's Orchid Show.

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