Free: Philadelphia Science Festival Be a Scientist Events (Varies Locations) on Sunday, April 22

Step into the “labs” of the area’s paleontologists, marine biologists, ecologists, and more as Philly’s premier research institutions, hospitals, universities, and museums allow exclusive insider access at 21 different locations for one day only on Sunday, April 22. Learn from the experts themselves about what makes their fields so incredible and why being a scientist or engineer can be the best job in the world!

Each location of the Be A Scientist is free. Certain events require advanced registration or a separate admission fee. Details and specific times for each location can be found here:

Be A Scientist Events and Locations:

Be a Scientist at CHOP!
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3500 Civic Center Boulevard, 5th Floor, Philadelphia , PA, 19104. 12 pm – 3 pm

Be a Paleontologist!
Edelman Fossil Park at Rowan University, 625 Woodbury-Glassboro Road, Sewell, NJ, 08080. 10:30 am – 12:30 pm (This event has a fee for parking and requires advanced reservations:

Be an Environmental Scientist!
Fairmount Water Works, 640 Waterworks Drive, Philadelphia, PA, 19130. 2 pm – 4 pm

Be a Doctor! (Teddy Bear Clinic)
Frobese Conference Center, 1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001. 1-3 PM

Be an Entomologist!
Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19114. 1 pm – 4 pm

Be a Boat Engineer!
Independence Seaport Museum, 211 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19106. 11 am – 1 pm (This event is free with admission to the Independence Seaport Museum)

Be an Innovator!
Innovation Plaza at uCity Square, 3700 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 10 am – 12 pm

Be a Doctor! (Teddy Bear Clinic)
Jefferson Surgery Center – Washington Township, 900 Medical Center Drive, Sewell, NJ 08012. 1-3 PM

Be a Doctor! (Teddy Bear Clinic)
Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, 10800 Knights Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114. 1-3 PM

Be an Engineer!
Jefferson University, 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19144. 12 pm – 3 pm

Be a National Wildlife Refuge Biologist!
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, 8601 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19153. 10 am – 12 pm

Be a Wildlife Biologist!
Natural Lands, Pier 70 Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19148. 1 pm – 3 pm (This event prefers advanced reservations:

Be a 18th and 19th Century Doctor!
Penn Medicine, 800 Spruce Street (Enter through archway on 8th Street), Philadelphia, PA, 19106. 12 pm – 3 pm

Be an Ancient Architect!
Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104. 10 am – 1 pm (This event is free with admission to the Penn Museum)

Be a Pennovator!
Pennovation Center, 3401 Grays Ferry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19146. 11 am – 2 pm (This event requires advanced reservations:

Be a Sound Engineer!
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 North Broad Street. Philadelphia, PA, 19102. 2 pm – 4 pm

Be a Nurse!
Rutgers University – Camden, Nursing & Science Building, 530 Federal St, Camden, NJ 08102. 11 am – 1 pm

Be a Doctor! (Teddy Bear Clinic)
Thomas Jefferson University Dorrance Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust Street, Philadelphia , PA, 19107. 12 pm – 3 pm

Be a Health Professional!
University of the Sciences, 4306 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19104. 11 am – 4 pm

Be a Geologist!
The Wagner Free Institute of Science, 1700 West Montgomery Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19121. 12 pm – 4 pm

Be an Ornithologist!
Wyck Historic House, Garden, and Farm, 6026 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144. 12-3 PM

This event is part of the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, a nine-day long celebration of science happening at locations throughout the Philadelphia region from April 20, 2018 through April 28, 2018. Learn more:

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