The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University | Kids Out and About Philadelphia

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia , PA , 19103
Phone: 19103
39° 57' 24.5736" N, 75° 10' 16.6512" W
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Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is a leading natural history museum dedicated to advancing research, education, and public engagement in biodiversity and environmental science. Visitors to the Academy have the opportunity to get face-to-face with towering dinosaurs, meet live animals, and explore a tropical garden filled with live butterflies. Philadelphia’s natural history museum offers surprises for all ages, from changing interactive science exhibits to a children’s discovery center, a fossil dig, and opportunities to interact with real science experts.


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1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
United States



Academy Science Camp - The Academy of Natural Sciences

9 am–4 pm

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Welcome to our Science From Home page! Here you'll find listings of our virtual programs as well as simple science activities to try at home with your family, coloring pages, outdoor activities to explore the nature around you, and more! We are constantly adding and changing the contents of this page, so check back often!

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