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Events

  • Marty’s Book Club Story Time

    Monday, March 25, 2019

    11:00 AM-11:30 AM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Laugh along with Marty the Moose, his favorite humans and a live animal guest as Marty shares his March book club choice. Pick up a copy of the book in the gift shop and Marty will sign it for you!

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  • Read to a Reptile

    Tuesday, March 26, 2019

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Grab a book, pull up a chair and practice your reading with the live animals of Outside In. Teach a turtle, hang out with our listening lizards and share a story with a snake.

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  • Dice and Dinos

    Wednesday, March 27, 2019

    1:00 PM-2:30 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Do you love letters and dig dinosaurs? We have the game for you! Take a turn during our brand-new giant board game Dice and Dinos. Use your decoding skills to read and rhyme your way to victory.

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  • Marty’s Book Club Story Time

    Thursday, March 28, 2019

    1:00 PM-1:30 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Let Marty be your tour guide through African Hall. Explore the stories behind the dioramas on this new, unique family tour!

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  • Investigation Station: Balancing Beasts

    Friday, March 29, 2019

    11:00 AM-3:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Ever wonder why some dinosaurs had such long tails or why squirrels don’t fall off skinny branches, or even how moose balance their enormous antlers? Explore balance in the animal kingdom, and grab a “Marty’s Antler Antics” guide with great reading recommendations and more balancing experiments to try at home.

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  • Story Time with Marty the Moose

    Saturday, March 30, 2019

    1:00 PM-1:30 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Laugh along with Marty the Moose, his favorite humans and a live animal guest as Marty shares some of his favorite stories.

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  • Read to a Rat

    Sunday, March 31, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Grab a book, pull up a chair and practice your reading with the live animals of Outside In. Share your favorite stories with our adorable rats and rabbits. While you’re there, tell a ribbet-ing tale to a frog!

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  • Academy Town Square: Global Shifts: Earth Through the Lens of Artist Edward Burtynsky

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Join us for an Academy Town Square with celebrated Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky.

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  • Animal Superhero Weekend

    Saturday, April 6, 2019

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No—it’s Animal Superhero Weekend! 

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  • Access to Science: Opening Doors to Autism

    Sunday, April 7, 2019

    9:00 AM-11:00 AM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Visitors on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to experience the museum before the crowds.

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