Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is a leading natural history museum dedicated to advancing research, education, and public engagement in biodiversity and environmental science. Visitors to the Academy have the opportunity to get face-to-face with towering dinosaurs, meet live animals, and explore a tropical garden filled with live butterflies. Philadelphia’s natural history museum offers surprises for all ages, from changing interactive science exhibits to a children’s discovery center, a fossil dig, and opportunities to interact with real science experts.
-Drexel University DragonCard holders are free. Present your card at the desk.
-Individual students get a $2 discount on admission. Present your student ID at the desk.
-College and Art school students can register as a group (at minimum 10) to receive admission at $8/person. Call 215-299-1060 to register.
-Teens from Philadelphia high schools who have STAMP passes receive free admission.
-State issued ACCESS cards offer admission to the museum for only $2 (up to 4 people). Present your ACCESS card and valid photo ID at the desk.