Activities

In addition to the Academy's permanent and changing exhibits, we offer a range of exciting activities throughout the day appropriate for the whole family. Enrich your visit through a movie, naturalist show, watching an Academy scientist at work, or more. Activities are free with admission unless otherwise noted.

Today at the Museum

  • Story Time: Meet our New Hedgehogs

    Thursday Apr 24 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

    Join two ridiculously cute hedgehogs (and a few Academy educators) for a special meet-and-greet. As we introduce you to our brand-new hedgehogs, education staff (assisted by Marty the Moose, our puppet storyteller), will share a children’s book about hedgehogs. You can also watch as our hedgies help themselves to a mid-afternoon feast.
  • Naturalist Presentation

    Thursday Apr 24 2:30 PM-3:00 PM

    Join our teacher-naturalists as they explore natural history in these informal and interactive presentations involving live animals and/or museum specimens. Topics and locations vary daily.

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