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​Weclome to the Joseph Priestley House

Welcome to PA History 2 G0, a series of videos produced by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC), with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. These short videos serve to introduce you, the virtual visitor, to Pennsylvania's state-owned historic sites and museums as we explore the varied stories that make up the commonwealth's rich history.

These videos will take you behind the scenes of the home and laboratory of Joseph Priestley, the scientist, theologian and educator who is best known as the man who discovered oxygen.  

 📽️ Hope Kopf, volunteer at the Joseph Priestley House, talks about the life of children during the late 1700s and early 1800s, highlighting the Children's Room exhibit. 


📽️  Enjoy a virtual tour of the upstairs of the Joseph Priestley House.