The Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago, IL 60637Main: (773) 684-1414
TTY: (773) 753-1351
Extended holiday hours through January 3!
Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. except:
Dec. 24, 31 and Jan. 1: the Museum will close at 4 p.m.
Dec. 25: the Museum will be closed.
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.)
|December 2014||Saturday, December 20 - Tuesday, December 23|
Friday, December 26 - Tuesday, December 30
|January 2015||Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 3, 2015|
|March 2015||Saturday, March 21 - Tuesday, March 31|
|April 2015||Wednesday, April 1 - Sunday, April 12|
|May 2015||Saturday, May 23-Sunday, May 31|
[Sunday, May 24: open at 11 a.m.]
|June 2015||every day|
|July 2015||every day |
[except Wednesday, July 22]
|August 2015||every day|
|September 2015||Tuesday, September 1 -Monday, September 7|
[Sunday, Sept. 6: open at 11 a.m.]
|November 2015||Saturday, November 14 - Sunday, November 15|
Saturday, November 21 - Sunday, November 22
Friday, November 27 - Sunday, November 29
|December 2015||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|
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about the museum
The Museum of Science and Industry opened its doors in 1933 and is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere.