See your heart beat 13 feet tall. Dine beside a World War II German submarine. Be blown away by a 40-foot tornado. Mingle below historic aircraft. Celebrate the sweet things in a classic ice cream parlor. And step into the future—only at the Museum of Science and Industry. Just steps from Lake Michigan and minutes from downtown Chicago, MSI offers inspiring, world-class spaces for transformative events.
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about the museum
Opened in 1933, the oldest science Museum of its kind in the Western Hemisphere attracts approximately 2 million visitors per year.