Weekends

Young museum visitors look as specimens during a bicentennial event

On selected weekends and holidays during the year, families can create crafts, engage in special interactive activities, examine museum specimens, meet live animals, and see special presentations. Free with museum admission.

Weekends
Events

  • Halloween in Outside In

    Tuesday Oct 24 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Wednesday Oct 25 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Thursday Oct 26 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Friday Oct 27 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • The Philadelphia Shell Show

    Saturday Oct 28 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show, October 28–29, 2017, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Saturday Oct 28 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • The Philadelphia Shell Show

    Sunday Oct 29 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show, October 28–29, 2017, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Sunday Oct 29 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Monday Oct 30 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Tuesday Oct 31 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
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