Museum of Science and Industry

Build a Roller Coaster

Step 1 of 6: Materials

Here's the Materials You'll Need:

Marbles or small balls
About 6 feet of flexible tubing, such as ¾-inch foam pipe insulation
Masking tape
Plastic cup
Various supports, such as boxes, paper towel tubes or books

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
More Information

Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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