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

  • Froguary

    Saturday Feb 25 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 26 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.
  • LGBTQ Family Day

    Sunday Feb 26 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Join us on February 26 for LGBTQ Family Day at the Academy of Natural Sciences. This event is open to everyone but designed especially for LGBTQ families to bring the kids and meet other families in the community. Tickets are 10.95 per person and include the Academy’s special exhibit, Frogs: A Chorus of Colors!
  • Paleopalooza

    Saturday Mar 4 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Every year, the Academy celebrates all things prehistoric during Paleopalooza, a two-day festival of fossils. We offer new and exciting activities each year, along with our most popular and recurring attractions.
  • Paleopalooza

    Sunday Mar 5 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Every year, the Academy celebrates all things prehistoric during Paleopalooza, a two-day festival of fossils. We offer new and exciting activities each year, along with our most popular and recurring attractions.
  • Founders Day

    Monday Mar 20 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    Pay what you wish to celebrate the anniversary of the Academy’s founding. Bring your friends and family to enjoy dinosaurs, butterflies, and more!
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