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The Academy of Natural Sciences

Categories
  • Nature, Science Museums

Essential Information

1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

215-299-1000

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.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.ansp.org

E-mail Address: vistorservices@ansp.org

County: PA - Philadelphia

For SpecialKids:
Assisted Listening/Open-Captioning/ASL
Wheelchair Accessible

Accessibility Details: -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.

Ages:
All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Parents
Toddlers & Preschoolers

Offers Field Trips?: yes

Grades for Field Trips:
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0 Kindergarten
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