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  • Dinosaur Days

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

    Celebrate dinosaurs and their closest living relatives—birds –with  a holiday weekend of family fun at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
  • All-Star Days: Dinosaur Day

    Saturday Dec 27 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Come face-to-face with fossils, meet living relatives of these ancient beasts, and explore the world of the dinosaurs all day at the Academy. Dinosaur Day is part of All-Star Days.
  • All-Star Days: Animal Day

    Sunday Dec 28 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    See firsthand how we take care of our live animals, and learn from the stars of our dioramas all day at the Academy. Animal Day is part of All-Star Days.
  • All-Star Days: Bird and Bug Day

    Monday Dec 29 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    What has feathers and six legs? The Academy’s Bird and Bug Day! Learn more about our feather friends and creepy crawlies all day. Bird and Bug Day is part of All-Star Days.
  • All-Star Days: Weird-Thing-in-a-Jar Day

    Tuesday Dec 30 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Science is surprising, inspiring, and weird! Come see the weirder specimens in our collections all day at the Academy. Weird-Thing-in-a-Jar Day is part of All-Star Days.
  • One Last “Shot” of Chocolate: Beer and Chocolate Tasting

    Thursday Jan 15 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Enjoy one last “shot” of chocolate before Chocolate: The Exhibition closes. This reception offers a sweet to savory menu of foods with just the right kind of beer to go with them.
  • 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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