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Dinosaur Day
Start Date: 12/27/2013Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 12/27/2013End Time: 5:00 PM

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Come face-to-face with fossils, meet living relatives of ancient beasts, and explore the world of the dinosaurs all day at the Academy.

Come face-to-face with fossils, meet living relatives of ancient beasts, and explore the world of the dinosaurs all day at the Academy.

Throughout the Museum
Keep your eyes open for live animal encounters as animals wander the halls with their handlers.

Meet Eddie, our very own roaming T. rex as he greets visitors in the museum.

Auditorium
Dinosaur Detectives
11 a.m.
Do you know what makes a dinosaur a dinosaur? Can you tell a fossil from a fake? Put your skills to the test during this interactive stage show and meet a live animal that has some things in common with the extinct stars of the show.

Field Tested
1 p.m.
In this interactive stage show, get set for an adventure as you help prepare would-be scientists from the audience for an expedition. What do Academy scientists need when they go into the field for their research? The answers might surprise you!

On the Wing
3 p.m.
Meet the feathered inhabitants of the Academy during this live animal show.

Dinosaur Hall
Compare some of the freaky fliers that lived with the dinosaurs with those that are still around today. Check out casts, real animal mounts, and neat illustrations.

Science Live
Which came first—the dino or the egg? Peek into a dinosaur nest and explore the mysteries of dinosaur eggs.

North American Hall
Touch real fossils and use your dinosaur detective skills to solve prehistoric puzzles.

Dinosaurs Unearthed
Real science comes to life through roaring, thrashing, life-size animatronic dinosaurs and awe-inspiring stories of prehistoric Earth. The exhibit also features full-size Jurassic Period dinosaur skeletons, real fossils and fossil casts, hands-on activities, and the latest stories about dinosaur behavior and appearance.

Third Level
Make a dinosaur bookmark and recreate a fossil trackway to take home!

Dinosaur Day is part of All-Star Week (Friday through Monday, December 27–30), when the Academy celebrates its most popular attractions with live animal shows, museum specimens, craft making, and storytelling. Free with museum admission.

skeletal mount of Tyrannosaurus rex
Location:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Audience:
  • Parents & Families
  • Public

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