Museum of Science and Industry


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Moving the U-505 Submarine
Over several days, the team guided the U-505 submarine 1,000 feet to its new home.


Simple Machines
Help Twitch do his late-night work in the Museum workshop by creating simple machines.
Balcony Drop

Live Science Experience

Balcony Drop
Find out what happens when we drop the ball!


Sound Like a Turkey
Try this simple activity to make a sound like a turkey.


Make Music With Straws
Make music with drinking straws and learn about how sound works.


Design a Submarine
Design a mini submarine that moves in the water like a real submarine.

Museum Hours
  • through December 20:
    Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Saturday - Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 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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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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