MSI will close at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 1. More info

About the
Museum

The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago—one of the largest science museums in the world—is home to more than 400,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity.

 

 

to see

Fourteen acres of inquiry

Between the World War II submarine, five-story movie screen, 40-foot tornado and the 727, you might wonder how we fit this much discovery inside one museum.

One thing's for sure: it helps to maximize your vertical space.

ExhibitsOmnimax

to do

Moments of connection

The knowledge and memories you'll gain on the tours, experiences and events at MSI are just as unforgettable as our exhibits. Our facilitators, experts, special guests and volunteers bring their subjects to life.

Events Tours and Experiences

Read next

Museum Facts

Read