CBS: Elements of Life and Death at Chemical Heritage Museum

A stone’s throw away from some famous Philly sites is a free museum dedicated to the elements: The Chemical Heritage Museum.

 

Excerpted from a segment on CBS, by Meisha Johnson.

Dream Drives: Elements of Life And Death At Chemical Heritage Museum

The museum is in the heart of Old City, in a building thousands of people walk by: the Chemical Heritage Foundation’s museum at 3rd and Chestnut.

Visitors are greeted by strange vintage machines and elaborate video displays, bubbling with the story of chemistry.

“Our museum tries to really blend art and culture and society, and really showcase the chemistry of everyday life,” said display curator Elisabeth Berry Drago.

See the full CBS segment here.