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

Robot Revolution
Robot Revolution
May 21, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016
Interact with a cutting-edge collection of robots from around the world.

Exhibit

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

Exhibit

Materials Science
Materials Science
Mar 19, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016
Explore the history and future of materials that impact our lives everyday.

Note: The Last Reef will temporarily replace Humpback Whales screenings through September 4.

Omnimax

Journey to Space
Journey to Space
Mar 19, 2015 - Feb 18, 2016
Take a visually stunning journey into the future of NASA space exploration.

Omnimax

The Last Reef
The Last Reef
Aug 22, 2015 - Sep 4, 2015
Take a thrilling underwater journey to explore the beauty and mysteries of coral reefs.

Omnimax

Humpback Whales
Humpback Whales
Sep 5, 2015 - May 19, 2016
Enter the mysterious world of one of nature's most awe-inspiring marine mammals.

Event

WOW! Tour
WOW! Tour
Take this guided tour including Museum favorites and behind-the-scenes access.

Event

U-505 In-depth Experience
U-505 In-depth Experience
Jul 25, 2015 - Dec 19, 2015
Take a special private group behind-the-scenes tour of the U-505 submarine.

Event

Member Camp-In
Member Camp-In
September 11, 2015
Explore and spend the night at the Museum.

Event

Dream It, Design It, Fab It!
Dream It, Design It, Fab It!
Try your hand at manufacturing design in our Fab Lab.

Event

WOW! Tour
WOW! Tour
Take this guided tour including Museum favorites and behind-the-scenes access.

Event

U-505 In-depth Experience
U-505 In-depth Experience
Jul 25, 2015 - Dec 19, 2015
Take a special private group behind-the-scenes tour of the U-505 submarine.

Museum Hours
  • through September 7
    Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 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
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  • goREACT

    Create virtual chemical reactions anywhere with this interactive periodic table.


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The Museum of Science and Industry opened its doors in 1933 and is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere.

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