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Upcoming Events

PLEASE NOTE: Proof of vaccination is required for all visitors ages 5 and up; masks are required in our museum. Learn more on our COVID Information page.

The Science History Institute produces a wide range of virtual and in-person events aimed at students, educators, scientific professionals, scholars, science history lovers, and the intellectually curious.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, August 13, 2022

From Rachel Carson to ACT UP, explore how scientists and activists have shaped discovery and created change.

Research
Monday, August 15, 2022

Attend a virtual training workshop in oral history and research interview methodologies.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, August 20, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, August 27, 2022

Drop in for a tour highlighting the central role of women in shaping chemistry and the material sciences throughout history.

Museum Programs & Activities
Friday, September 2, 2022

We’re putting the “fun” in education! Join us and explore science learning through the decades.

Public Events
Saturday, September 10, 2022

Students can kick off the fall semester at our museum as part of Campus Philly’s annual “Welcome to Philadelphia!” celebration.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, September 10, 2022

This “drop-in” tour explores the importance of water and the histories of pollution and protection that have changed our relationship to this vital substance.

Science on Tap
Monday, September 12, 2022

History PhD candidate Molly Nebiolo will discuss how spatial experiences were integral to shaping public definitions of health and sickness.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, September 17, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, September 22, 2022

Omar Yaghi and David Moore discuss how metal-organic frameworks can ease water shortages by extracting it from the air.

Public Events
Thursday, September 22, 2022

Spend an evening nerding out with local scientists and researchers about astronomy, medicine, oceanography, and more.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, September 24, 2022

From Rachel Carson to ACT UP, explore how scientists and activists have shaped discovery and created change.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, October 1, 2022

This “drop-in” tour explores the importance of water and the histories of pollution and protection that have changed our relationship to this vital substance.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, October 22, 2022

Drop in for a tour highlighting the central role of women in shaping chemistry and the material sciences throughout history.

Awards
Thursday, November 17, 2022

The Nobel laureate and Caltech professor will deliver the 2022 lecture.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, November 19, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, December 17, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.