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Chemical Heritage Foundation
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2702
Tel: 215.925.2222 • Fax: 215.925.1954
www.chemheritage.org
 

Public Tours of the Museum at CHF

10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Monday–Friday
10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. First Friday of the month, March through December
(Please note our holiday closings.)

Use of the Othmer Library

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Monday–Friday
(Please note our holiday closings.)

  • Researchers are asked to contact staff to make an appointment in advance of a visit to the library. Please fill out an appointment request form or call 215.873.8205. A photo ID is required upon arrival.


Wheelchair Access

A wheelchair-accessible pedestrian gate is available at our parking lot entrance on 3rd Street, between Chestnut and Market streets. The pedestrian gate is unlocked during regular business hours and for events. If you’re traveling by car, drive up to the parking lot gate, which will open automatically during regular business hours and events. You may park in any open spot marked “Visitor” or in one of two handicapped spots. To enter the building, call our receptionist via the intercom at the East Entrance for Visitors and Staff.


Holiday Closings

When planning your visit to the museum or library of the Chemical Heritage Foundation, please note that CHF will be closed on the following holidays:

  • Thanksgiving and the day after
  • Christmas Eve
  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day (library closed, museum open)
  • Labor Day

 

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CHF’s state-of-the-art conference center is in Philadelphia’s beautiful historic district.

 

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