The Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago, IL 60637Main: (773) 684-1414
TTY: (773) 753-1351
Regular Museum Hours
Daily: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Open every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Extended Museum Hours
Dates with extended hours (9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) are listed in the table below.
On dates not listed, regular hours (9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) apply - also see Exception Dates.
Dates with Extended Hours (open until 5:30 p.m.)
|November||Saturday, November 21 - Sunday, November 22|
Friday, November 27 - Sunday, November 29
|December||Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6|
Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13
Saturday, December 19 - Wednesday, December 23
Saturday, December 26 - Wednesday, December 30
|January 2016||Saturday, January 2 - Sunday, January 3, 2016|
Plan Your Visit
Plan your visit to the Museum with customized recommendations – just for you.
- Happening Now
Enter the mysterious world of one of nature's most awe-inspiring marine mammals.
Interact with a cutting-edge collection of robots from around the world.
- Coming Soon
Take a special private group behind-the-scenes tour of the U-505 submarine.
Save 52% or more off VIP admission to MSI, plus 4 more top Chicago attractions: Skydeck Chicago Fast Pass, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, and Adler Planetarium OR Art Institute of Chicago. You’ll skip most ticket lines, too. Buy your CityPASS booklets or mobile vouchers online or at the Museum for the same low price, and use them today!
about the museum
The Museum of Science and Industry opened its doors in 1933 and is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere.