Please note: tickets should be purchased in advance.
Posted: February 22, 2021

Legacy and Excellence: Celebrating Black Stories

To celebrate black excellence and legacy during Black History Month, our staff offer their recommendations of books, movies, and other media created by black writers and scientists.

Legacy and Excellence: Celebrating Black Stories
Posted: November 23, 2020

Model Railroad Show Features Restored Architectural Embellishment from Original Train Station

While some aspects of this year's Model Railroad Show will look different to help limit the spread of COVID-19, one piece will look very familiar ... especially for anyone who took a train out of Broad Street Station!

Model Railroad Show Features Restored Architectural Embellishment from Original Train Station
Posted: September 22, 2020

Historical Artifact or Scientific Innovation? Daguerreotypes Are Both!

While the Museum isn’t a collections-based institution, we still have a robust assortment of objects, each with an interesting story to tell. One such item, a daguerreotype, reveals the important impact photography has had on science.

Historical Artifact or Scientific Innovation? Daguerreotypes Are Both!
Posted: April 16, 2020

Getting Involved with Citizen Science: No Lab Coat or PhD Required

Hello, science lovers. Niki Yarger here. While I miss my spot leading astronomy shows in The Dome, I’m happy to get the chance to share community science opportunities with you here.

Getting Involved with Citizen Science: No Lab Coat or PhD Required
Posted: April 10, 2020

Things to Do While You Stay at Home: Part 2

Last week we shared a list of recommendations for STEM-filled movies, podcasts, books and shows our staff suggested enjoying during this stay-home period. There were so many great suggestions that we split the ideas into two parts. Here's another round of entertaining, educational and inspiring content to distract your mind and fill some quarantine time.

Things to Do While You Stay at Home: Part 2