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Museum Programs & Activities

Masks are preferred for all museum visitors.
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The Science History Institute’s museum hosts a variety of fun, interactive programs and activities designed for science lovers of all ages.

Take an up-close look at unique items in our handling collection, “drop in” for a tour that explores environmental activism, enjoy a themed story time, or join us after hours for some First Friday festivities.

You can also try our Gallery Games featuring self-guided scavenger hunts, puzzles, and activity sheets that are available every day at our gallery activity table. Go solo or play as a team to learn fun and surprising facts about the history of science.

Upcoming Events
Oct
07

Thrills, chills, and alchemical mysteries await you at this month’s First Friday!

Oct
15

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

Oct
19

Join us for a 50th anniversary celebration of the landmark legislation aimed at reducing water pollution and improving water quality.

Oct
22

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

Nov
19

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

Dec
17

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