Created By: Elizabeth Morris
What is it?
The Chemical Heritage Foundation is a museum, library, archive, and a center for scholars. They focus on chemistry and it's history.
Where is it?
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Does it cost to tour?
The museum at the Chemical Heritage Foundation is free and open to the public. Free guided tours are also available, for more info check out: https://www.chemheritage.org/guided-tours
When is it open?
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
First Friday of the month (March through December): 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
for information on holiday closures: https://www.chemheritage.org/museum/visit
What's on display?
Items related to the study of science, specifically chemistry.
What is the historic and scientific significance of the Chemical Heritage Foundation?
The CHF was started as a way for scholars and the general public alike to learn about how science and industry impact our lives. They collect, preserve, and exhibit historical artifacts; engage communities of scientists and engineers; and tell the stories of the people behind breakthroughs and innovations. (from https://www.chemheritage.org/who-we-are
This point of interest is part of the tour: Science in the City