This Sunday, we open at 11 a.m. due to the Chicago Half Marathon. Museum Hours
Providing unique experiences designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity since 1933.
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Experience science hands-on with our web and mobile-based apps.
Watch the impact of a pregnancy on a mother's body as she adjusts physically and mentally to the changes inside her.
Help Twitch do his late-night work in the Museum workshop by creating simple machines.
Watch baby animals being born, see how the U-505 Submarine was moved to its new home and more!
Over several days, the team guided the U-505 submarine 1,000 feet to its new home.
Hatching out of an egg is hard work! See two chicks hatch in this time-lapse video.
These activities are fun to do, and you'll learn a little about science, too!
Everyday items found at home can be used to make slime ... the gooier, the better!
Build a wind turbine to generate electricity and explore energy transformation.