Academy of Natural Sciences

Type: Museums, Science Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

This internationally-renowned museum dates back to 1812 and serves as a public forum for environmental research and education. Numerous interactive exhibits are particularly fun for children, and...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon-Fri 10am-4:30pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $12; Senior (65+) $10; Student $10; Military $10; Child (3-12) $10

  • Museums, Sightseeing: "This museum is great for creature-loving kids. The butterfly exhibit room is especially cool, and don't miss the hissing cockroach."
  • Best for Museums Because: This is the oldest natural history museum in the Americas. Perfect for children who love dinosaurs.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Little ones will be amazed at all there is to see and learn at this incredible museum right in Center City.

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