The Science History Institute offers a vast array of online activities and resources for educators, students, science professionals, scholars, researchers, and the scientifically curious.
Explore our digital exhibitions and immerse yourself in stories of discovery, challenge, and change.
This podcast and magazine project explores the historical roots and persistent legacies of racism in American science and medicine.
Our articles, podcasts, and videos uncover hidden stories and seek new perspectives on science and technology.
Explore the Institute’s museum and library collections and the stories they tell about the history of science.
Reserve a guided gallery tour or virtual visit for your group or class.
From Lavoisier to Carver, Curie to Crick, meet the people behind some of science’s most important milestones.
Our current exhibition explores more than 200 years of water analysis and protection in the United States.
Students debate the positive and negative viewpoints of important environmental issues.
We offer a variety of fun, interactive programs and activities designed for science lovers of all ages.
Search more than 13,000 of our digitized items, including rare books, photographs, scientific instruments, advertisements, letters, and more.
Watch this documentary about the remarkable life and legacy of chemist, inventor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Arnold Beckman.
Join the Science History Institute as we examine the rare earth elements and their impact on society.
The Science History Institute is proud to celebrate the many contributions of women in science.
Access more than 140,000 print volumes, rare books and manuscripts, archival materials, and historical photographs.
Take a peek at our upcoming digital exhibition about the Victorian obsession with “exotic” poisonous plants through the murder mysteries of Sherlo
This “drop-in” tour explores the importance of water and the histories of pollution and protection that have changed our relationship to this vita