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

  • All-Star Days: Bugs and Butterflies Day

    Tuesday Dec 27 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Spend your winter break with us! Warm up in Butterflies!, spend some time with our live animals, and visit the roaring, moving dinosaurs in Dinosaurs Unearthed. Celebrate what makes the Academy great with exciting new stage shows, fascinating fossils, hands-on science, and special specimens from our collections.
  • All-Star Days: Dinosaurs Unearthed Day

    Wednesday Dec 28 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Spend your winter break with us! Warm up in Butterflies!, spend some time with our live animals, and visit the roaring, moving dinosaurs in Dinosaurs Unearthed. Celebrate what makes the Academy great with exciting new stage shows, fascinating fossils, hands-on science, and special specimens from our collections.
  • All-Star Days: Fur, Feathers, and Scales Day

    Thursday Dec 29 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Spend your winter break with us! Warm up in Butterflies!, spend some time with our live animals, and visit the roaring, moving dinosaurs in Dinosaurs Unearthed. Celebrate what makes the Academy great with exciting new stage shows, fascinating fossils, hands-on science, and special specimens from our collections.
  • All-Star Days: Weird-Things-In-Jars Day

    Friday Dec 30 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Spend your winter break with us! Warm up in Butterflies!, spend some time with our live animals, and visit the roaring, moving dinosaurs in Dinosaurs Unearthed. Celebrate what makes the Academy great with exciting new stage shows, fascinating fossils, hands-on science, and special specimens from our collections.
  • Dinosaurs Unearthed Closing Weekend

    Saturday Jan 14 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Join us for a weekend full of dino-rific activities as we say goodbye to one of our favorite exhibits, Dinosaurs Unearthed! Touch real fossils, watch live animal presentations, hear from dinosaur experts, and make dino-themed crafts with the whole family!
  • Dinosaurs Unearthed Closing Weekend

    Sunday Jan 15 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Join us for a weekend full of dino-rific activities as we say goodbye to one of our favorite exhibits, Dinosaurs Unearthed! Touch real fossils, watch live animal presentations, hear from dinosaur experts, and make dino-themed crafts with the whole family!
  • Dinosaurs Unearthed Closing Weekend

    Monday Jan 16 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Join us for a weekend full of dino-rific activities as we say goodbye to one of our favorite exhibits, Dinosaurs Unearthed! Touch real fossils, watch live animal presentations, hear from dinosaur experts, and make dino-themed crafts with the whole family!
  • Froguary

    Saturday Feb 11 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Hop on over to our pad for a whole month of ribbiting weekend programming! February becomes “Froguary” at the Academy as we celebrate our new exhibit, Frogs: A Chorus of Colors, featuring dozens of beautiful live frogs in gorgeous habitats.
  • Froguary

    Sunday Feb 12 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Hop on over to our pad for a whole month of ribbiting weekend programming! February becomes “Froguary” at the Academy as we celebrate our new exhibit, Frogs: A Chorus of Colors, featuring dozens of beautiful live frogs in gorgeous habitats.
  • Froguary

    Saturday Feb 18 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Hop on over to our pad for a whole month of ribbiting weekend programming! February becomes “Froguary” at the Academy as we celebrate our new exhibit, Frogs: A Chorus of Colors, featuring dozens of beautiful live frogs in gorgeous habitats.
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