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

  • Storytime with Marty the Moose - Outdoor Adventures in Outside In

    Wednesday Jun 28 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    Celebrate the kickoff of the summer season with a week of special activities in our children’s discovery center, Outside In! Chill out with a summer tale during Story Time with Marty the Moose. Watch a backyard animal nibble on tasty treats during a special play time. Enjoy a fun scavenger hunt, and try your hand at a hidden object search!
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
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