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Visitor's Guide: Philadelphia

Academy of Natural Sciences

Dinosaur Skeletons, Ecological Exhibits
  • 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway 
  • Philadelphia,  PA  19103
  • Phone: +1 215 299 1000
  • Fax: +1 215 299 1028
  • Email: visitorservices@ansp.org
  • Web: http://www.ansp.org/  
  • Neighborhood: Art Museum
  • Category: Science & Technology
  • Hours: Mo to Fr from 10:00 AM to 04:30 PM,Sa to Su from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

The Academy of Natural Sciences boasts one of the most extensive collections of dinosaur remains and fossils in the country. Visitors can view the 40-foot frame of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, the vanquished rulers of the Earth. In addition to the permanent displays, the academy often puts emphasis on ecological exhibits and their relevance to today's environment. It is conveniently located close to the Franklin Institute and other museums, as well as shopping and eating destinations.

    Events

  • Chocolate: The Exhibition >>
  • 2014-10-11
  • 2015-01-24
  • Chocolate: The Exhibition, showcases the treat that sparks desire and cravings from millions of people. The exhibit illustrates the effects the cacao bean has on the human culture, the global economy and the tropical ecosystem. Artists also display the journey of chocolate from a normal tree in the rainforest, over the Atlantic and how the cacao bean becomes a delicious treat through the addition of sugar. 

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