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EXHIBITIONS

BOLD: Color from Test Tube to Textile

Take a colorful journey through more than 150 years of synthetic dye-making.

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STORIES BY TOPIC

Women Do Science, Too

Celebrate Women’s History Month by exploring the often untold and sometimes forgotten stories of women in science.

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EVENTS

The Troubled History of Alternative Medicine

Join us for this hybrid Science and Society talk featuring history of science and medicine scholar Shireen Hamza.

Friday, March 22, 2024
6pm–7pm | Lecture
7pm-8pm | Reception

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COLLECTIONS BLOG

Here Be Dragons

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with some of the legendary creatures in our collections.

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THE SECRET IS OUT!

The Science History Institute is thrilled to announce that we have been named a finalist in the inaugural Visit Philadelphia Liberty Bell Awards for Philly’s Best-Kept Secret. Help us win by voting for us once per day now through Thursday, March 14, 2024.

Collect. Preserve. Interpret. Share.

Through research, storytelling, public programming, and educational outreach, we reveal how science is embedded in our daily lives.

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