The Museum of Science and Industry's Collection includes more than 60,000 artifacts (objects, photographs, and printed material), both on display and in storage.
The Museum's photograph collection includes thousands of archival images of Museum exhibits from the past, as well as photographs relating to the U-505 submarine, the Pioneer Zephyr train, the Chicago World's Fairs, and much more!
The Museum's archives and three-dimensional collection are open to staff and the public for research. Please call ahead for an appointment.
We welcome requests for copies for publication, advertising, display, or reference use. Please contact us for a copy of our fee schedule.
Send an e-mail to us at contact(at)msichicago.org
Call us at (773) 684-1414.
Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
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