Illustration of tapping serum from a horse in a pharmacy

Institute’s Digital Exhibition on Vaccines Gets Boost from Google Arts & Culture


‘Animals and the Making of Human Vaccines’ is featured in the online platform’s history of vaccination project.
Rendering of Philadelphia Green City Clean Waters Project

Science on Tap Virtual Talk

Monday, February 14 | 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. EST

Academy of Natural Sciences Dolan Fellow Alexis Schulman presents “Green Stormwater Infrastructure for Community Well-Being and Environmental Justice.”
Impressionist painting of a lily pond

Could Claude Monet See Like a Bee?

Distillations Article

A harrowing eye surgery may have given the impressionist painter the ability to see UV light.
Ad for colored stockings 1955

Digital Exhibitions


Our museum is temporarily closed to in-person visitors, but you can still explore our digital exhibitions and immerse yourself in stories of discovery, challenge, and change.
Collections Deep Dive at the museum

Collections Deep Dive

First Fridays | 2:00 p.m. EST

Take a deep dive into our museum with our Gallery Guides, who will lead visitors through an interactive water journey using objects from our handling collection. Admission is free and no reservations are necessary.

The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of the innovators and scientific discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.

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