Marvin Samson Center for the History of Pharmacy - Planning a Visit


Current Exhibition dates and hours

June 24, 2016—
August 11, 2016*

Monday to Thursday
9am to 5pm
* closed July 4 (Independence Day)

August 15, 2016—
December 22, 2016*

Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm

* closed September 5 (Labor Day) and November 24-25 (Thanksgiving)

December 23, 2016—
January 1, 2017

Closed for Winter/Holiday Break

January 2, 2017—
May 19, 2017

Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm

May 22, 2017—
August 10, 2017*

Monday to Thursday
9am to 5 pm
* closed May 29 (Memorial Day) and July 4 (Independence Day)

August 14, 2017—
December 22, 2017*

Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm
* closed September 4 (Labor Day) and November 23-24 (Thanksgiving)


The Museum/Study Center is located in Griffith Hall (entrance on 43rd Street, just north of Woodland Ave.).


Groups of ten or more persons are required to make an appointment/reservation with the curator at least five days in advance of their visit. Please call 215.596.8721 or e-mail


Public Transportation

Both the 11 and 36 Subway Surface Lines stop at 43rd St. and Woodland Ave.

Driving Directions

Detailed directions are available. Or, we are happy to fax or mail a campus map to you in advance of your visit.


Visitor parking is located in front of or behind the Athletic/Recreation Center (#4 on map).

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