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.

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 18, 2016
Take a visually stunning journey into the future of NASA space exploration.

Event

Robot Revolution Member Exclusive Viewing
Robot Revolution Member Exclusive Viewing
June 25, 2015
A second exclusive night for members to experience Robot Revolution.

Event

Member Open House
Member Open House
July 22, 2015
The Membership party of the year: VIP access, fun activities and our newest exhibits!

Event

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

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

Science Snoozeum
Science Snoozeum
November 20, 2015
Enjoy a rare opportunity to visit the Museum after dark!

Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Through September 7 (exceptions)
    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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First Timers
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Return Visits
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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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about the museum

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

About The Museum

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