Wagner Free Institute of Science

The Wagner Free Institute of Science is a natural history museum at 1700 West Montgomery Avenue in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded in 1855, it is a rare surviving example of a Victorian era scientific society, with a museum, research center, library, and educational facilities.

Venue Details
Working Hours
  • Weekdays
    Tues - Fri 9:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday
    Closed
  • Sunday
    Closed
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Venue Details
Working Hours
  • Weekdays
    Tues - Fri 9:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday
    Closed
  • Sunday
    Closed
Events of the Venue
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June 20, 2023
9:30 am
Come see our landmark building and historic museum collections, including rocks, minerals, fossils, taxidermy animals, mounted skeletons, and more! The exhibit hall is self-guided, allowing visitors to explore and learn at their own pace. For first-time visitors and anyone preferring a little more direction, we have scavenger hunts to guide you and knowledgeable staff on hand to answer any questions.