Providing unique experiences designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity since 1933.
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Our award-winning exhibits and immersive experiences fill 400,000 square feet. The inventive genius they represent?Endless.
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Go to extremes with a photographer chasing Earth's diminishing glaciers.
One of the 20th century's most provocative symbols: the Doomsday Clock.
Follow Henry Bates' epic expedition through the Amazon rainforest.
Explore engineering marvels big and small.
Discover the patterns that surround you.
From field trips to teacher development, MSI provides engaging science experiences for students and educators—because they both will decide the future of science.
This might be my most favorite museum in Chicago. [MSI has] done a lot to take it beyond the '80s style exhibits into more, flashy 21st century displays.
The best way to describe my experience at the Museum of Science and Industry is 'Wow!'
Crete, Illinois, United States
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