Please note: the Science History Institute Museum will close at 4pm on Friday, September 22 and reopen at 5pm for Vibrant, Dazzling, BOLD: An Opening Celebration.

Alchemists & Early Scientists

Before there was chemistry, there was chymistry, and before there was chymistry, there was alchemy—all part of a long human history of curiosity, experimentation, and discovery about the natural and material world.


    Copy the above HTML to republish this content. We have formatted the material to follow our guidelines, which include our credit requirements. Please review our full list of guidelines for more information. By republishing this content, you agree to our republication requirements.