Secrets of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia

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The Academy of Natural Sciences is the oldest natural history museum in the United States, a treasure trove of information about the natural world, not to mention quite a few surprising secrets. How many of the Academy's secrets can YOU find?

Admission: Adults 13-64: $27 ($25 online)
Children 2-12: $23 ($21 online)
Children under 2, members, Drexel DragonCard Holders: free
Seniors 65+: $24 ($22 online)
Military, students with ID: $24 ($22 online)

Wednesday-Friday: 10-4:30
Saturday-Sunday: 10-5

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  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages


  • View plants & animals from the ancient past to the recent past to the present, and that's just the stuff on display!

  • This museum holds the first dinosaur that was ever on display in the US!

  • This museum is primarily geared towards older kids, so parents with children under the age of five, the Academy probably won't be for you.


The Academy of Natural Sciences is a very old museum, and with old museums come lots of secrets. 

Your quest? To find as many secrets as you can before your friends! The first person to find all of the secrets by the time they reach the bronze tortoise wins! Thing is, you don't know where that tortoise could be hiding...

Experience's route

Starting point The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

Places you will visit


It will take you

27-57 mins

  • The game is not timed, so take your time
  • We recommend not playing at night
  • Pause, continue exploring at your own pace or replay at any time.
  • Kids under 12 should be guided by their parents
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