Dinosaurs Unearthed

June 25, 2016–January 16, 2017

Presented by:
abington friends school


Back by popular demand—roaring, moving, life-size animatronic dinosaurs invade the Academy for a multi-sensory experience for the whole family. State-of-the-art and scientifically accurate—down to the feathers on T. rexDinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, fossil casts of skulls, claws, and horns, real specimens of mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor egg, and the ever-popular coprolite (dino poop). Visitors will experience brand-new interactives, such as a multi-touch table and a scale that tells you how you measure up to different dinosaurs. A Dino Detective touch-screen quiz, chances to control dinosaur movements, and other activities encourage exciting hands-on exploration.

Dinosaurs Unearthed Tickets

  • $7 + General Admission – nonmembers
  • $4 – Individual, Family, and Family Plus members
  • FREE – Partners’ Club members and above

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Dino-Mite Weekends

Every Saturday and Sunday in October

Explore the world of the dinosaurs and have a blast every Saturday and Sunday in October at the Academy of Natural Sciences! Visit every weekend for a free special activity and a chance to come face-to-face with roaring, moving, life-size animatronic dinosaurs in Dinosaurs Unearthed. You can get the behind-the-scenes scoop during a tour of Dinosaur Hall, meet live dinosaur cousins at the Reptile Cart, and join fellow Lego-lovers to build dino-inspired creations. It’ll be the most explosive October on (the fossil) record! Tours and activities are free with admission; fee required for Dinosaurs Unearthed. No reservation needed!

Dinosaur Hall Tours
Every Saturday at noon, 2, and 4 p.m. 
Free with admission

Meet under the T. rex for ultra-cool dinosaur tours. Bring your most pressing dino questions!

Live Reptiles
Every Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. 
Free with admission

Dinosaurs may be the most famous reptiles to ever walk the planet, but we’ve got some pretty cool LIVE snakes, turtles, and lizards right here at the Academy! Use cutting-edge technology to explore their miniature world at this interactive station featuring the Academy’s live animal ambassadors. 

Dinosaur Brick Club
“LEGO my Dino”
Every Sunday, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. 
Free with Admission

Hang out with fellow LEGO-lovers and build dino inspired creations.

Activities take place on the following dates:

  • October 1–2
  • October 8–9
  • October 15–16
  • October 22–23
  • October 29–30

Special Dinosaurs Unearthed Hotel Package at the Logan: Package includes overnight guest room, two adult tickets to the exhibit, overnight parking and 2 Philly Phlash passes. Guest can enjoy 15% off spa treatments at The Spa at The Logan (Saturday’s excluded) and discounted children’s tickets at the museum. Click here to purchase. 

Dinosaurs Unearthed is supported by the Beachell Girls, Buckley & Company, the Delany Family, The PFM Group, Santander Bank, and Veritable, LP.

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