Plan Your Visit
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Directions & Parking
10 am–4:30 pm, Monday–Friday
10 am–5 pm, Weekends and Holidays
Dinosaur Hall will close at 3:30 pm on March 31 for a special event
Adults (age 13 and above): $15
Children (ages 3–12): $13
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Insider Tips for Visiting the Academy
Get the most out of your Academy Visit! Take a look at these simple Insider Tips, and enjoy a fun and relaxing day at the Academy:
- For a more quiet and relaxed visit, visit the Academy after 2 p.m.
- The Academy is less crowded towards the beginning of the week, after the weekend.
- Logan Square Parking Garage located at 1815 Cherry Street offers discounted parking for Academy visitors. Validate your ticket at the front desk.
- Using public transportation is often the easiest way to get to the Academy, with three SEPTA bus routes running within a block of the museum. Southbound Routes 32 and 33 use 19th Street. Northbound Route 32 uses 18th Street, while Northbound Route 33 uses 20th Street.
- Don’t be shy. Talk to any of our educators located throughout the museum. All are extremely knowledgeable about our natural world. Come explore with us!
Birds of Paradise
May 3-September 1, 2014
Visitors will behold the cinematic courtship dances, puffed-out plumage, wild calls, and wacky behaviors of New Guinea's birds of paradise in this special exhibit. » More