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Visiting the Academy of Natural Sciences

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The Academy of Natural Sciences is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the Americas, founded in 1812.

Directions to Academy of Natural Sciences

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Parking: Logan Square Parking Garage located at 1815 Cherry Street offers discounted parking for Academy visitors. Validate your ticket at the front desk.

SEPTA Stop: Bus Routes 32, 33

Hours

Monday–Friday 10 am–4:30 pm,
Saturday-Sundays (and Holidays) 10 am–5 pm

Admissions

Adults: $15.95
Children (ages 3–12): $13.95

About The Author

Jenn H

Jenn is a born Jersey girl that grew up “across the Ben” but has Philly in her heart and history in her blood. She went to Washington & Jefferson College in the Pittsburgh area. Yes her college mascots were two guys in white wigs! Jenn came back to Philly to get her M.A. in Museum Studies. Happily worked at the city history museum but came outside for some fresh air as a tour guide. Jenn has been part of the FTBF team since March 2011.
Updated: September 27th, 2021
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