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Mythic Creatures Opening Weekend

February 16 @ 10:00 am - March 18 @ 5:00 pm
The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
$5

Join us this weekend for the premiere of our newest special exhibit, Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids. Learn the history of your favorite cryptid beasts and the real animals that influenced their stories. Observe a Kraken dissection, get up close and personal with sea monkeys and create your own unicorn poop soap slime! Opening Weekend Activities Auditorium Show: Legendary […]

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Scientist Saturday: Giant Clams

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Meet graduate students Lincoln Rehm and Michelle Gannon, who study giant clams. These marvelous mollusks are an important part of coral reef ecology in the Pacific Ocean. They have brilliantly colored tissues with abundant algae that help make food for the giant clam to use to build its shell. Meet and take a picture with the largest mollusk shells. Get […]

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Story Time with Marty the Moose

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Laugh along with Marty the Moose, his favorite humans and a live animal guest as Marty shares some of his favorite stories. About March of the Moose: Marty the Moose, the Academy’s pun-ny four-legged storyteller, loves a good book and invites visitors to celebrate science and stories during March of the Moose! Attend story times, read to reptiles and do […]

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