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.

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Habitat Overcrowding
See what happens when plants compete for survival in an area with limited resources.

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See the Colors in Leaves
Use chromatography to separate the pigments in leaves and see what they're made of.

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Construct a Worm Farm
See how worms keep your garden healthy.

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Cook Food Using the Sun
Absorb heat energy to create a solar oven.

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Grow a Garden in a Glove
Explore what plants need to grow.

Museum Hours
  • Extended hours through Sept. 1:
    Daily from 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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