First Fridays

First Friday

Spark your curiosity while exploring the exhibits after hours! First Fridays bring together a lively lineup of guest speakers and hands-on activities covering everyday science, historical oddities, and everything in between. Grab your friends, and kick off an evening of discovery, surprise, and a little nerdy fun.

First Fridays are free and open to the public; no registration required!

Check below for a full list of upcoming First Friday events at CHF. For more information, call 215.925.2222 or e-mail

Upcoming First Friday Events

Between Food and Medicine

Food ScienceJune 3, 2016
Before vitamins and dietary supplements entered the mainstream, scientists and consumers in search of medicinal enhancements looked to an unlikely source: the human body.

Science at Play Story Fair

Story FairAugust 5, 2016
All year long we’ve gathered true stories of science discovery and mayhem from our Science at Play visitors. Watch as we bring the best and brightest stories to life!

Information on past events can be found on the pages listed below.

The Museum at CHF

The Museum at CHF

Explore the fascinating history of chemistry and the role science plays in the modern world at our museum in Philadelphia.

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