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
- (773) 753-1382
- (773) 753-1357
- Happening Now
Take a visually stunning journey into the future of NASA space exploration.
Explore the history and future of materials that impact our lives everyday.
- Coming Soon
Enter the mysterious world of one of nature's most awe-inspiring marine mammals.
about the museum
Opened in 1933, the oldest science Museum of its kind in the Western Hemisphere attracts approximately 2 million visitors per year.