Museum of Science and Industry

Welcome to the Museum of Science and Industry

 We invite you to visit our landmark building and interact with exhibits, tours and demos

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Earth Explorers

Earth Explorers

  • March 20, 2014 - September 1, 2014
  • Main Level, Temporary Exhibit West
  • Museum Map

Travel to some very wild places and explore the extremes of Earth's eco-zones.


U-505 Submarine
U-505 Submarine
Experience the real U-505, the only German submarine in the United States.


Spring Break Visit Tips
Spring Break Visit Tips
Mar 22, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014
Helpful hints on visiting MSI during Spring Break, from a couple of real insiders.


80 at 80
80 at 80
Jun 19, 2013 - Sep 1, 2014
See 80 rarely displayed artifacts in an exhibit commemorating the Museum's 80th anniversary.
Photography Store
The Museum now offers images of its collection for purchase in a variety of print formats.

Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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New Online Activities

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  • goREACT

    Create virtual chemical reactions anywhere with this interactive periodic table.

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