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Academy of Natural Sciences, The

Map1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-299-1000
    Categories:
  • Nature
  • Science Museums

Description:

Kids will dig the dinosaurs (literally) at Phila.’s natural sciences museum. Look for fossils in The Big Dig or visit a working paleontologist lab any day. More than just dinos, the Academy also features a live butterfly garden & brings the “Outside In” to its aptly-named, hands-on nature center.

KIDBIT: Don't miss Dinosaurs Unearthed, an exhibit that features scientifically accurate dinosaur animatronics, tons of fossils and coprolite (dinosaur poo).

Accessibility Details

-Museum stories and picture schedules are available on our website for pre-visit planning -The auditorium is equipped with assisted listening devices. Please request these at the Admissions Desk. -Wheelchair accessible. -All restrooms have stalls that can accommodate wheelchairs and all stalls have railings. Automatic doors are available for the restrooms on the ground level. -Some exhibits and activities may be of particular interest to the visually impaired as many animals and specimens can be touched. -Active Service Animals are welcome to all programs and exhibits, but please inform the Visitor Services Department in advance.

Additional Information:

E-mail Address: reservations@ansp.org
County: PA - Philadelphia
For SpecialKids: Assisted Listening/Open-Captioning/ASL
Wheelchair Accessible
Ages: All Ages/Families
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Middle School & Teens
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Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 0 Early Ed / Preschool
0 Kindergarten
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Parties: no
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