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Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with the Academy. From becoming an Academy member or supporter to volunteering as an intern, guide, or research assistant, you can join the Academy in our mission to encourage and cultivate the natural and environmental sciences. You can also participate in our in-depth programs for learners of all ages.


Membership

Members can explore the museum, including popular exhibits like Dinosaur Hall, Outside In, and Butterflies! as much as they want for free!

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Programs

The Academy has exciting, in-depth programs for learners of all ages.

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Volunteering

Volunteers are integral to the success of the Academy.

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Giving

Find out how you can make a difference.

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Events

  • Moose on the Loose Tour & Story Time

    Saturday, March 10, 2018

    1:00 PM-12:00 AM

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

    • Everyone

    Marty the Moose, the Academy’s pun-ny four-legged storyteller, loves a good book and invites visitors to celebrate science and stories during March of the Moose! Let Marty be your tour guide through North American Hall. Explore the stories behind the dioramas on this unique family tour!

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  • Bugs & Bookworms

    Sunday, March 11, 2018

    10:00 AM-2:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Meet live bugs and listen to a bug-tastic story during a special story time with Marty the Moose. Then, use your imagination to run an insectivore restaurant, build your own bug, and write your own insect-inspired story. Visit Butterflies! and try out your own wings, talk tarantulas with other bug lovers, and meet the live invertebrates that call the Academy home.

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  • Crafts and Laughs

    Sunday, March 11, 2018

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Get creative with a new craft, let your favorite dinosaurs inspire you to write some prehistoric poems, and share some of Marty’s favorite jokes!

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  • Read to a Reptile

    Sunday, March 11, 2018

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

    • Everyone

    Grab a book, pull up a chair, and practice your reading with the live animals of Outside In. Teach a turtle, hang out with our listening lizards, and share a story with a snake.

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  • Marty's Book Club Story Time

    Monday, March 12, 2018

    11:00 AM-12:00 AM

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

    • Everyone

    Marty the Moose, the Academy’s pun-ny four-legged storyteller, loves a good book and invites visitors to celebrate science and stories during March of the Moose!

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