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Great place for kids on rainy days! The third floor is great when you are tired but the kids arent! Just let them run around and have fun with the real rabbit they have there!
Small collection can be comfortably seen in half a day.
This place is awesome for kids and adults alike!!
Come to the dark side- the collections space is where all the cool kids hang out
Watch your step in the butterfly room.
It's the best museum in the entire world. Their dinosaur exhibit is awesome and the live animal collection is very exciting.
Should come here for a visit! Specially, come and see the live butterfly flying all over you! And of course the roaring dinosaurs!! Haha
The butterfly room is really amazing, but hot (80°)
In my opinion, one of the best museum in the Tri-State area. They have a little bit of everything. Bonus: Drexel students get in free and get discounts off (I think 10%) at their awesome gift store!
Become a member at the Academy and enjoy the annual Members Night event, an exclusive look behind the scenes of the museum. Chat with the scientists and enjoy activities prepared especially for you!
My kids need all the knowledge that they can get
Go on a behind-the-scenes tour if you ever have a chance. The malacology and entomology departments are my favorite. Don't forget to say hi to Tokala the red fox, who is white, downstairs!
Buy A Glorious Enterprise: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Making of American Science to learn about the history of the museum as an evolving entity and...
It is a nice place for kids. Go to the butterfly show!
Check out the adult programs that happen here. Mega Bad Movie nights, panel discussions, exhibits and exhibitions just to name a few.
The butterflies exhibit is always my favorite part!
It was a nice adventure.. Got 2 c a lot of different animals..Snakes,,Turtles Iguana... My niece loves it..
All active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families can enjoy free admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day.thanks to the Blue Star Museum program!
DragonCard holder? Show your card and get in for free!
Go to the outside in exhibit early. They start taking in the animals well before 4.
Be prepared to deal with hordes of loud and unruly children.
Kids will enjoy digging for bones.
Where T Rex is, is the oldest part of the musuem... Built in1876 for the centennial
Buy your ticket online ahead time.
Check out the Dioramas and the "making of" section. For tourists: this deal is a part of the "City Pass" which also grants you admission to places like the Aquarium, Tolley Rides, Franklins house.
Check out Mega Bad Movie Night that they run. It's so much fun!
Home of the Philadelphia Geek Awards, the nearly 200-year-old Academy is the place where you can hold a butterfly, catch a naturalist presentation and see the world's first mounted dinosaur skeleton.
From 1:00-3:00 p.m. on most Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays , a scientist comes out from the lab to introduce the public to a project like skinning birds, pressing plants or sorting bugs.
Ride the puma!
Standing in front of The Academy of Natural Sciences you will see a statue of scientist Joseph Leidy, the ‘father of paleontology.’ Wonder what he’s holding? It’s the jaw bone of an Ice Age lion.
Bring the kids! They'll love the dinosaurs and butterflies!
From a working dig site & paleo lab to an indoor tropical garden with live butterflies; from stunning historic dioramas to live animals you can touch - You just can't help but learn while you're here.
Stop by on Fridays at 3 pm for the "Turning the Page" event - each week a new page from John James Audubon's "Birds of America" is displayed. It takes 7 1/2 years to complete the book!
Check out science live, and talk to real scientists about there work at the Academy!!
check out the butterfly exhibit!
Don't eat at the cafe here, overpriced and dried out. Check out the cafe by the Franklin instead
Talk so sam, in dinosaur area, super interesting!!
Park far away and walk. Parking is ridiculous.
The Bizarre Beasts temporary exhibit is incredible. You should not miss it!
to me, it was more like a playground with some dioramas and plastic dino skulls.
Check out "We Wrote the Book!" on the second floor next to the library!
Groupon special today!
The is an often overlooked hidden gem that has a live butterfly garden and live animals for the children. Often thought of as the dinosaur museum, this place has much much more.