Science on Tap

Science on Tap

Science on Tap is a monthly gathering in Philadelphia that features public discussion on engaging science topics.

Located at National Mechanics, a relaxed, convivial bar in Old City, Science on Tap features a brief, informal presentation by a scientist or other expert followed by lively conversation. The goal is to promote enthusiasm for science in a fun, spirited, and accessible way, while also meeting new people. Come join the conversation!

Upcoming Science on Tap Events

  • March 9, 2015
    “Shots for Spots and Want-It-Nots: Measles, Measles Vaccine, and Refusers”
    Hosted by the Mütter Museum
  • April 13, 2015
    Hosted by the American Philosophical Society Museum
  • April 27, 2015
    Science on Tap Quizzo
    (part of the Philadelphia Science Festival)
  • May 11, 2015
    Hosted by the Wagner Free Institute of Science
  • June 8, 2015
    Hosted by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Science on Tap is presented by a consortium of five Philadelphia institutions:

For more information, follow Science on Tap on Facebook, visit the Science on Tap website, or e-mail

Full program information on past talks can be found on the pages listed below.