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  • Members' Night 2014

    Friday Sep 12 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Every year, the Academy  treats its members to a special evening during which they can meet our staff, see our collections, and experience the breadth and depth of work that takes place behind the scenes at the museum.
  • Chocolate: The Exhibition Opening Weekend

    Saturday Oct 11 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate the opening of Chocolate: The Exhibition with a weekend devoted to the delicious science behind your favorite dessert. Discover how chocolate goes from the tree to your table, and learn about the amazing animals and plants that make the sweet possible.
  • Chocolate: The Exhibition Opening Weekend

    Sunday Oct 12 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate the opening of Chocolate: The Exhibition with a weekend devoted to the delicious science behind your favorite dessert. Discover how chocolate goes from the tree to your table, and learn about the amazing animals and plants that make the sweet possible.
  • Ocean Fest Featuring the Philadelphia Shell Show

    Saturday Oct 18 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival. Free with museum admission.
  • Ocean Fest Featuring the Philadelphia Shell Show

    Sunday Oct 19 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival. Free with museum admission.
  • Mega-Bad Movie Night: The Lost World

    Thursday Oct 23 5:30 PM-9:00 PM

    Join us at the Academy after hours to watch an “awesomely awful” movie. Witty experts will be onstage to offer their quips and sidesplitting comments on the many scientific absurdities—think Mystery Science Theater 3000!
  • Dinosaur Days

    Friday Nov 28 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate dinosaurs and their closest living relatives, birds, with a holiday weekend of fun activities. Join us at the Academy for special auditorium presentations, live animal shows, crafts, and more.
  • Dinosaur Days

    Saturday Nov 29 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate dinosaurs and their closest living relatives, birds, with a holiday weekend of fun activities. Join us at the Academy for special auditorium presentations, live animal shows, crafts, and more.
  • Mega-Bad Movie Night: Anaconda

    Thursday Feb 26 5:30 PM-9:00 PM

    Join us at the Academy after hours to watch an “awesomely awful” movie. Witty experts will be onstage to offer their quips and sidesplitting comments on the many scientific absurdities—think Mystery Science Theater 3000!
  • Mega-Bad Movie Night: TBA

    Thursday May 21 5:30 PM-9:00 PM

    Join us at the Academy after hours to watch an “awesomely awful” movie. Witty experts will be onstage to offer their quips and sidesplitting comments on the many scientific absurdities—think Mystery Science Theater 3000!

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