Museum of Science and Industry


As in much of the U.S. this summer, the heat in the Midwest has been hard to handle. Days after days of 100+ degree heat have zapped our air conditioners and have made daily living just a little bit harder.

However, the temperatures we're having here are nothing compared to those in

Over the next few weeks, if you go outside in Chicago shortly after sunset, it will be possible to see three (and maybe four) planets up in the night sky. Even with our city's light pollution, Venus and Jupiter should be visible on the eastern horizon between approximately 6 and 10 p.m. Venus is closer to the...


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