Museum of Science and Industry


What's Here

There are always new things to do and see at the Museum of Science and Industry. Prepare for your visit by checking out our fun and interactive exhibits and experiences.


Exhibit

Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze
Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze
Discover the mathematical patterns that abound in the natural world.

Exhibit

Science Storms
Science Storms
Feel the physics and consider the chemistry of natural phenomena like tornados and avalanches.

Exhibit

U-505 Submarine
U-505 Submarine
Experience the real U-505, the only German submarine in the United States.

Omnimax

Humpback Whales
Humpback Whales
May 21, 2015 - May 19, 2016
Enter the mysterious world of one of nature's most awe-inspiring marine mammals.

Omnimax

Journey to Space
Journey to Space
Mar 19, 2015 - Feb 11, 2016
Take a visually stunning journey into the future of NASA space exploration.

Event

U-505 In-depth Experience
U-505 In-depth Experience
Feb 20, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Take a special private group behind-the-scenes tour of the U-505 submarine.

Event

Science Snoozeum
Science Snoozeum
Feb 20, 2016 - Apr 15, 2016
Enjoy a rare opportunity to visit the Museum after dark!

Event

Member Omnimax® Film Festival
Member Omnimax® Film Festival
February 27, 2016
An evening to see a favorite film, catch one you missed, or experience a new one.

Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
More Information

Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
Getting Here

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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!

Members
We offer a wide-range of fun, exclusive Members-only events.

Field Trips
Find suggested activities by age group and subject matter.

About The Museum

New Online Activities


  • Online Activity
  • goREACT

    Create virtual chemical reactions anywhere with this interactive periodic table.


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