Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Two students at the Academy of Natural Sciences hold a hedgehogSTAMP Hours

Mondays – Friday: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. / Weekends: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

*Free STAMP admission does not apply to group visits and does not cover special exhibitions or featured programming.

About Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

At the Academy of Natural Sciences, you can wander among towering dinosaur skeletons or discover an indoor tropical butterfly garden. Explore ecosystems from around the world through our historic dioramas or be transported to the great outdoors through our hands-on discovery center for children. Visit our Special Exhibits Gallery for our newest exhibit, or watch scientists at work in Science Live or our Fossil Prep Lab. There’s always something new happening at the Academy—plan your visit today!


1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Getting There

Public Transit Options: SEPTA bus routes 32, 33 and 38, trolleys and the Market-Frankford Line.

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Accessible entrance is located on 19th Street.


Enjoy a healthy snack or meal during your visit to the Academy. We offer a variety of options for you to consider at the Academy Café, including sandwiches, pizza, salads, and a daily hot special.

The Academy Shop offers a wide variety of nature-inspired items for all ages, including educational toys and activity kits, a wide selection of books and field guides, real fossils and minerals, distinctive jewelry, and Academy-exclusive items.


Find the Academy of Natural Sciences on Facebook and follow them on Twitter and Instagram @AcadNatSci.