Golf Fore the Planet
The Academy of Natural Sciences offers environmental lessons throughout miniature golf course.
Our town offers plenty of summer fun, but sometimes the lure of Philadelphia beckons—and our new Summer in the City feature can help guide you to the fun.
If you feel like venturing out a little farther from home, check here for a weekly suggestion of something fun or interesting to do in the City of Brotherly Love. Whether it's restaurant to try, a festival to attend or special museum exhibits, we'll feature something different every Thursday.
This weekend head to the Academy of Natural Sciences to treat the kids to a game of miniature golf, while sneaking in a lesson about the environment.
Fore! The Planet: A Putt-to-Learn Adventure is an interactive 18-hole mini golf course that incorporates important environmental issues such as pollution, recycling and dinosaur extinction. Try to get a hole-in-one while learning about evolution, food chains and much more.
- Location: The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pa., 19103.
- Date/Time: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Price: 13 and older, $12; children ages 3 to 12, seniors, military and students (with ID), $10; children younger than 3, free.
- More Info: The Academy of Natural Sciences website