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

  • Backyard Adventures Opening Weekend

    Saturday Jun 10 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate all things ecology with a whole weekend of family fun as we open our brand-new exhibit, Backyard Adventures!
  • Backyard Adventures Opening Weekend

    Sunday Jun 11 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate all things ecology with a whole weekend of family fun as we open our brand-new exhibit, Backyard Adventures!
  • Bug Fest

    Saturday Aug 12 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Creepy, crawly, sticky, prickly, wiggly, yucky. And kinda cute. At least that is what we think about bugs at the Academy of Natural Sciences!
  • Bug Fest

    Sunday Aug 13 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Creepy, crawly, sticky, prickly, wiggly, yucky. And kinda cute. At least that is what we think about bugs at the Academy of Natural Sciences!
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