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Exhibits and Events Press Kits

Download press materials and high-resolution photos of MSI's exhibitions and events.

Turn Back the Clock
Open through spring 2018

Turn Back the Clock, created in partnership with the "Bulletin for the Atomic Scientists," focuses on the iconic Doomsday Clock.

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Imagining the Museum
Open through spring 2018

Imagining the Museum debuts more than 70 never-before-seen illustrations and 3D models to show how exhibits have evolved at MSI.

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Robot Revolution
Open Through February 4, 2018

Robot Revolution returns to Chicago with its unprecedented collection of more than 40 robots for guests to interact with and discover. 

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Extreme Ice
Open through early 2019

Extreme Ice explains and illustrates climate change through stunning photographic documentation and time-lapse videography. 

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Brick by Brick
Now extended through September 4, 2017

This temporary exhibit will feature a spectacular collection of more than a dozen giant LEGO®-built structures of engineering marvels.

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Art of the Bicycle
Open through 2018

See an amazing collection of bicycles, from the earliest prototypes to the latest innovations, in this gallery of bikes.

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Summer Brain Games
Launches June 15

Keep kids engaged this summer with eight free at-home science activities, this year with a superhero theme.

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The new Ships Gallery, presented by Captain Dave Truitt, showcases the highlights of ship design and evolution through beautifully detailed model ships.

Numbers In Nature: A Mirror Maze is MSI's newest permanent exhibit, which explains and exposes mathematical patterns found in nature and features an 1,800-square-foot mirror maze.

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MSI's dynamic new experience focuses on Chicago’s energy future, using a state-of-the-art, multi-player visual simulation, combined with real-world data.

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Science Storms explores the extraordinary science behind some of nature’s most powerful and compelling phenomena, including a 40-foot-tall indoor tornado, a tsunami tank and a Tesla coil launching lightning strikes!

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The U-505 Submarine is the only German submarine in the United States, and, now, a national memorial to the 55,000 American sailors who gave their lives on the high seas in WWI and WWII.

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YOU! The Experience celebrates the whole "you": mind, body and spirit. See your heart beat 13 feet tall and run inside a human-sized hamster wheel.

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The amazing Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle structure, which took seven years and nearly $500,000 to create in 1935, has been at the Museum since 1949.

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Fast Forward spotlights some of today’s visionaries working toward a limitless, sustainable future.

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Follow Henry Walter Bates’ 11-year journey during the 1800s into the Amazon rainforest in Amazon Adventure.

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Dream Big showcases engineering breakthroughs including solar cars, underwater robots, and incredible structural feats.

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