Join over 500 volunteers who team up with Museum employees to bring science to life every day!
Guest-Facing Volunteer Teams
Museum volunteers play a role in making science easy and fun for our guests by providing captivating floor experiences. Join a guest-facing volunteer team and inspire the next pilot, doctor, storm chaser, teacher, and more! Use your passion and knowledge of science or technology to engage our guests and create a memorable experience.
Volunteer Administrative Program Teams
Skilled volunteers assist us in many administrative areas such as accounting, data entry, and office assistance. Some volunteers with special technical skills assist in research, photography, animal care and technology. Whatever your special skill, let us put it to work when you join a volunteer administrative team.
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
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- Happening Now
Seventy years ago, a historic landing changed the world.
The longest running exhibition of African-American art in the U.S. features more than 100 works.
- Coming Soon
See a favorite film, catch one you missed, or experience a new one.
Join us for hands-on projects, student discussions, live science experiences and more!
about the museum
Opened in 1933, the oldest science Museum of its kind in the Western Hemisphere attracts approximately 2 million visitors per year.