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

  • Spring Break Camp

    Thursday Apr 17 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Kids can spend spring break at the Academy with our Spring Break Academy Explorers Camp! Each day includes a live presentation by one of the Academy’s teacher-naturalists, an exploration of our exhibits (including Outside In, Butterflies!, and The Big Dig) and "campers-only" games, crafts, and activities. Spring Break Camp runs April 14-18.
  • Naturalist Presentation

    Thursday Apr 17 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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