Science History Institute

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Location:

Old City/Historic District


315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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p: (215) 925-2222
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Description

Attractions - Museums

Discover the science in your life. It doesn’t just begin in the laboratory, but in the water we drink, the air we breathe, and the earth beneath our feet. For centuries, curious men and women have worked to unlock and master the secrets of nature—the hows and whys of chemical change. Our exhibits, programs and collections tell the stories of the amazing successes, astonishing failures, and strange surprises behind the scientific discoveries that changed our world.

The Science History Institute is located at 315 Chestnut Street in the heart of Old City, Philadelphia's historic district. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and until 8:00 pm on First Fridays. Admission is FREE. Visit Sciencehistory.org for more information. 

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 0.24 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 1.33 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 0.74 miles


Discover the science in your life. It doesn’t just begin in the laboratory, but in the water we drink, the air we breathe, and the earth beneath our feet. For centuries, curious men and women have worked to unlock and master the secrets of nature—the hows and whys of chemical change. Our exhibits, programs and collections tell the stories of the amazing successes, astonishing failures, and strange surprises behind the scientific discoveries that changed our world.

The Science History Institute is located at 315 Chestnut Street in the heart of Old City, Philadelphia's historic district. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and until 8:00 pm on First Fridays. Admission is FREE. Visit Sciencehistory.org for more information. 


General

Facility Amenities:
Accessible by Public Transit, Handicap Access, Non Smoking, Comp for Guides
Facility Information:
Environmentally Friendly, Family Friendly, LGBT Friendly, Student Friendly
Group Information:
Group Friendly
Venue Amenities:
Guided Tours Available

Hours

Hours Tue:
10:00am-5:00pm
Hours Wed:
10:00am-5:00pm
Hours Thurs:
10:00am-5:00pm
Hours Fri:
10:00am-5:00pm
Hours Sat:
10:00am-5:00pm

Attraction

Facility Amenities:
Free Admission, Guided Tour Available

Age of Alchemy

December 19, 2018, May 4, 2019


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