The Collection Online

Peter Galison in the Putnam GalleryINTRODUCTORY TOUR

Faculty Director Peter Galison discusses the origins of the Collection, and shares a taste of "Time, Life, & Matter: Science in Cambridge."




Special Exhibtion FigureCURRENT EXHIBITIONS

While we are unable to welcome visitors to our award-winning exhibition spaces at the present time, we hope all will enjoy exploring them here.




Entrance Radio ContactPAST EXHIBITIONS

Over the years, the CHSI has put together or sponsored a trove of innovative exhibits that continue to spark interest in the material culture of the history of scientific pursuit.





Waywiser collectionEXPLORE WITH WAYWISER

Using Waywiser, the online component of our collection database, visitors can simply browse and discover the Collection, quickly search for information about particular items, or enjoy groups of instruments pre-selected by Collection curators in conjunction with special themes or exhibitions. 



The CHSI YouTube channel features exhibition tours, special lectures, demonstrations, and instrument profiles.