Museum: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is America’s oldest natural history museum and a world leader in biodiversity and environmental research. For 200 years, the Academy has carried out its mission to encourage and cultivate the sciences, exploring the remarkable diversity of our natural world and sharing these discoveries with the public through innovative exhibits, publications, and educational programming.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 4:30pm
Weekend and Holidays, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Notes About Lunch:
Lunch facilities are available at this venue. Please note outside food is not allowed to be brought into this museum.

Address:
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103.  Click here for directions.

Available Experiences:
Self-Guided Tours.  Click here to view the exhibits!

Admission Information:
$10.00 per person for self-guided tours (please note children under the age of 3 will be admitted for free)