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The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of innovators and of discoveries that shape our lives. We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.
The Center for Oral History provides training in the methodologies, interviewing techniques, and best practices of oral history.
The centerpiece of our museum is a multimedia experience showcasing our collection of art, scientific instruments, rare books, and more.
Search over 5,000 of our digitized items: artifacts, photographs, advertisements, letters, rare books, and more.
Harnessing nature to deliver us from drought.
Join Distillations podcast hosts Lisa Berry Drago and Alexis Pedrick as Science History Institute staff members share their favorite objects from our museum, archival, and library collections.
Before Bill Nye the Science Guy, there was Professor Harvey E. White of Continental Classroom.