Museum of Science and Industry


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Cookie Mining
Simulate the economics of coal mining by "mining" for chocolate chips in a cookie.


Create virtual chemical reactions anywhere with this interactive periodic table.

How To

Read Without Seeing
Try your hand at Braille's logical system of communication.

How To

Make a Circuit Board
See how electricity flows through a circuit that you build.

How To

Make and Fly a Helicopter
See how changing the paper helicopter's shape or weight affects its flight.
YOU! The Experience


YOU! The Experience
A permanent exhibit celebrating the connection between the human mind, body and spirit.

Museum Hours
  • Extended hours through April 12
    Daily* from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    * April 5: closing 4 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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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.

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