Bugs and Bakelite buttons. Lab notes and lifesaving letters. Vaccines and vats of bright, colorful dyes. Our exhibitions explore the diverse and surprising histories behind the science that shapes our world.
The Science History Institute Museum is free and open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 10am to 5pm. You can also explore our digital exhibitions on Google Arts & Culture or revisit your favorite shows from the past.
Our current exhibition explores more than 200 years of water analysis and protection in the United States.
Take a journey through more than 500 years of scientific inquiry into the material world.
Migrating Science: Stories of Immigration and Innovation
This ExhibitLab display features oral history interview excerpts, museum objects, and archival materials from our collections.
Glass artist Anna Mlasowsky examines the history of the rare earth elements and their socio-ecological impact on local communities and the environment.
The Whole of Nature and the Mirror of Art
View photo reproductions of engravings from 17th-century alchemical books.