Academy of Natural Sciences

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Philly Museums Offering Sleepover Nights in 2016 — For Kids and Adults

When’s the last time you had a sleepover with friends? How about in a museum underneath a formidable dino or Egyptian sphinx? That’s the kind […]

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Planet’s Largest Known Tarantula Coming to Academy of Natural Sciences

Shut down this page right now, arachnophobes, or risk not resting easy from around February to May of next year. That’s how long Drexel’s Academy […]

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“Cuisine From The Collections: Cocktail Edition” This Weekend

We’re not saying that the Academy of Natural Sciences’ upcoming Cuisine from the Collection gala will feature bat guano burritos or live millipedes as garnish […]

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Here Are the 2015 Philadelphia Geek Awards Nominees

This morning, Geekadelphia and the Academy of Natural Sciences announced the nominees for their 2015 Philadelphia Geek Awards. Now in its fifth year, the awards were […]

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Academy of Natural Sciences Offers Pay-What-You-Wish Admission Day

On Monday, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is hosting a pay-what-you-wish day in celebration of its founding. As the Academy notes in a press release, […]

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Academy of Natural Sciences Announces Dates for Academy Explorers Camp

You’d never know it by stepping outdoors, but warmer weather is slowly inching its way toward us, which means parents better be getting on the […]

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18 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

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3 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Philly in February

If your kid likes Legos: “The Art of the Brick” exhibit opens February 7th at the Franklin Institute with a Lego T-rex, an Easter Island […]

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Chocolate And Beer Pairing? Yeah, A Chocolate And Beer Pairing

If you haven’t made it to the Academy of Natural Sciences’ chocolate exhibition yet, you have until next Saturday, when it closes. As a “last […]

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World’s Largest Snake Coming to Academy of Natural Sciences

Close your ears, ophidiophobiacs. Titanoboa, also known as the largest snake that ever slithered around the planet, is coming to Philadelphia next February. The Smithsonian traveling exhibit […]

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New Monthly Science Cafe Kicks Off at National Mechanics

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is introducing a new, monthly science cafe called Tapping Our Watershed. The happy hour lectures will bring together students, […]

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Academy of Natural Sciences to Host First-Ever All-Nighter for Adults

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (ANSP) just announced it will host its very first adult overnighter next spring—a chance to slip on your […]

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Chocolate Exhibition at Academy of Natural Sciences

Everyone can get behind chocolate. Claiming you don’t love it is equivalent to disliking pizza–it’s just unheard of. But there’s more to chocolate than the […]

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WATCH: Roaches and Maggots Get Their Picasso On at Academy of Natural Sciences

I wanted to make sure to post this way before lunch. Beware: It’s totally gross, but it’s also kind of fascinating at the same time. The Academy […]

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Heads Up: Academy of Natural Sciences Hosting Free Admission Day

Just a heads up for you early planners: The Academy of Natural Sciences will be hosting a free day on June 30th as part of […]