Our museum is free and open to the public. Find the information you need to plan a visit, from viewing our exhibitions to directions and parking.
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Thursday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Admission to our museum is free.
Group and School Tours
The Institute is not offering group or school tours at this time. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about future tour scheduling.
Permanent and changing exhibitions can be viewed at any time during museum hours. Learn more about what’s currently on view.
Directions, Transportation, and Parking
Getting to the Science History Institute is easy by public transportation, taxi, train, or car, and there are several parking garages nearby.
The Institute’s exhibitions are completely accessible by wheelchair.
The museum will be closed on the following holidays:
- New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- Presidents’ Day
- Memorial Day weekend (Saturday through Monday)
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving weekend (Thursday through Monday)
- Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (PLEASE NOTE: the museum will close for Winter Break at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 18, 2021, and reopen at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2022)