Chemical Heritage Foundation

315 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106- Map It
Phone: (215) 925-2222

AAA Editor Notes

Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut St. between 3rd and 4th sts. in the renovated 1865 First National Bank building, offers a collection of exhibits to highlight the important role chemistry, chemical engineering and other related sciences has played in advancing everyday life. Historical items in the collection include scientific instruments, rare books, the personal papers of scientists and artwork. Temporary exhibits are included. Guest speakers discuss various topics the first Friday evening of each month from March through December. Guided tours are available.
Free.
Station: 2nd
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-5. (also first Fri. of the month 5-8, Mar.-Dec.). Guided tours are offered the last Sat. of the month at 2. Phone for holiday closures. Allow 45 minutes minimum.