Live Science Experiences
Catch our exciting, live science experiences and learn about chemistry, physics, biology and more. Check the map for daily show times and locations.
- Atom Party
- Mingle with other atoms and see who you "bond" with.
- Balcony Drop
- Find out what happens when we drop the ball!
- Bangs, Flashes and Fire
- Let chemistry blow you away.
- Dissect an Eye at MSI
- Learn about vision by dissecting your very own cow eyeball to see how it works!
- Dream It, Design It, Fab It!
- Try your hand at manufacturing design in our Fab Lab.
- Earth Revealed: Live
- Learn about your impact on the Earth, watch storms brewing, explore the solar system and more.
- Hands-on Science
- Be a science rock star while having fun in these interactive science experiments.
- Happy Brr-thday
- Liquid nitrogen makes this party really cool.
- Inside Owl
- Dig into an owl pellet to see what was for lunch!
- MSI Hospital
- Be the doctor and help figure out what's wrong with Stan!
- Poop Happens
- Be part of the action in this funny live theater show on the digestion process.
- See Your Own DNA and Fingerprinting
- See what makes you who you are.
- Spectacular Segway Science
- Take a short spin on a Segway for a lesson in future transportation.
- Stan: Visiting Hours
- Stan, our Human Patient Simulator, wants to meet you!
- Taste Buddies
- Discover the sweet science of the Candy Shoppe in this interactive play.
- Happening Now
A stunning look inside the animal kingdom from the creators of BODY WORLDS.
A visually stunning exploration of our planet's perilous ring of orbiting debris.
- Coming Soon
Join us for hands-on projects, student discussions, live science experiences and more!
Revisit the memorable architectural and visual design of Chicago's 1933 World's Fair.
New Online Activities
- Online Activity
See what happens when plants compete for survival in an area with limited resources.
- Online Activity
Tap into your inner engineer as you design, build and test model bridges.