Tickets are available to purchase online and at the Museum ticket counters.
To charge by phone, call the Museum at (773) 684-1414.
Explorer 1Includes Museum Entry and ONE of the following: Coal Mine • U-505 Submarine • WOW! Tour • Omnimax film • Future Energy Chicago • Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives
Explorer 2Includes Museum Entry and TWO of the following: Coal Mine • U-505 Submarine • WOW! Tour • Omnimax film • Future Energy Chicago • Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives
Save up to 12%
Explorer 3Includes Museum Entry and THREE of the following: Coal Mine • U-505 Submarine • WOW! Tour • Omnimax film • Future Energy Chicago • Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives
Save up to 22% - best value!
Chicago residents receive a discount: $3 off for adults & seniors, $1 off for children.
Available only at Museum ticket counters.
|Museum Entry + Omnimax + four|
other Chicago attractions = big savings!
More about CityPASS.
1 Museum Entry does not include parking, special exhibits/events, Omnimax® movies, Coal Mine, WOW! Tour or U-505 on-board tours. Chicago resident discount applies to Museum Entry: $3 off for adults & seniors, $1 off for children (only at Museum ticket counters).
|Senior/Student*, Teachers**, National***||$20 off|
* Senior (ages 65+) and Student discounts apply to Individual or Individual Premium levels. Students must present school ID for this membership level. ** Illinois teachers receive a $20 discount on any level. *** National members (living 100 miles or more from MSI) receive a $20 discount on any level.
|Member - Individual||$20|
|Member - Individual Premium||$14|
|Member - Household/Household Premium||FREE|
Garage clearance is 8' 2". For motorcoach and bus parking information, click here.
2014 Illinois Free Day Schedule
Illinois residents receive free Museum Entry1 on the following dates:
|January 2014||6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27-31|
|February||4, 11, 18, 25|
|September||8-12, 15-19, 22-26, 29|
1 On Illinois Free Days, Museum Entry is free for all Illinois residents who show valid proof of residency. No further Chicago residency discounts apply on Illinois Free Days. Omnimax films, Coal Mine and optional U-505 onboard tours, and certain temporary exhibits are not included in Museum Entry, and require separate admission. See Ticket Prices on Illinois Free Days and Parking.
- Museum Entry does not include parking, special exhibits/events, Omnimax® movies, Coal Mine, WOW! Tour or U-505 on-board tours.
- Exhibits requiring timed tickets may sell out. Please purchase your tickets in advance.
See our Discounts page for limited-time deals and ongoing offers, including ones for Chicago residents, active military personnel, Chicago firefighters and police officers, Illinois teachers (pre-K through 12th grades) and more.
Special rates available for school and tour groups of 15 or more with four-week advance reservation. For details, see Groups.
Omnimax is a trademark of Imax Corporation, Mississauga, Canada.
- Museum Hours
- Through December 15:
Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
- Through December 15:
- Museum Location
Museum of Science+IndustryGetting Here5700 S. Lake Shore DriveChicago, IL 606371 (773) 684-1414
Save 49% off admission to the Museum of Science and Industry, plus four more top Chicago attractions: Skydeck Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, and Adler Planetarium OR Art Institute of Chicago. You’ll skip most ticket lines, too. Buy your CityPASS booklet online or at the Museum, and use it today!
- Happening Now
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- Coming Soon
Plan Your Visit
- First Timers
- Is it your first time to visit the Museum, or just been a while?
- Return Visits
- See what’s new and exciting at the Museum!
- We offer a wide-range of fun, exclusive Members-only events.
- Field Trips
- Find suggested activities by age group and subject matter.