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We stopped here on our way to Knoebels Amusement Part. It’s about half an hour drive from Knoebels. We lucked out as they were having Oxygen Day when we were scheduled to visit. Dr. Priestley (played by a retired H.S. Chemistry teacher) was scheduled to...More
This was a visit on Charter Sunday. Amazing home of a brilliant man. Historically was what I love to do and see. Who knew he discovered-named carbon monoxide. The demonstration was so enlightening by former chemistry teacher. Speaking in 3rd person as Mr Priestley
Joseph Priestly's 18h century house is superbly kept with lively costumed docents in several rooms relating interesting history and details of the man and his family as well as of 18th dentury life in America. A trio played period music in the parlor. Joseph Priestly...More
It's a nice little walk and presentation around the grounds and home of Joseph Priestly the person who discovered oxygen (while in England) and Carbon Monoxide while in Pennsylvania. Plan to spend an hour. Children will be bored.
Over the holiday the group put on an amazing re-enactment of Joseph Priestley's experiments with gases. Ones he conducted here in Pennsylvania. Very entertaining and accurate and exciting for the whole family.
Easy to find with plenty of room for parking in their lot or on the street. Restrooms inside the Visitors Center. This was my first time there and they were celebrating Priestley's birthday so admission was free and there was a birthday cake. A retired...More