Museum of Science and Industry


Exelon City Solar Tour with Black Creativity[SOLD OUT]

July 30, 2011



Event Essentials


  • Ages:
  • This event is suitable for Grades 9-12, Adults.
  • Date:
  • July 30, 2011
  • Time:
  • 9:00 AM
  • Tickets:
  • Tickets for this event are SOLD OUT!
Schedule

Bus leaves MSI at 9 a.m., returns at 12:30 p.m.

Bus leaves the Museum of Science and Industry at 9 a.m.; returns at 12:30 p.m.

Chicago’s West Pullman neighborhood is home to the largest urban solar installation in the United States. Opened in 2010, Exelon City Solar generates enough energy to power nearly 1,500 households and annually displaces the greenhouse gases of more than 12,500 cars. Join Black Creativity for a special tour of Exelon City Solar to learn about the state-of-the-art engineering and technology that creates cleaner energy and helps green our planet.

This event has sold out.

If you have questions about this event, please contact Tameka Edwards-Chihota at Tameka.Edwards-Chihota(at)msichicago.org or (773) 753-7055.

More about Exelon City Solar

Visit the Exelon City Solar webpage.

About Black Creativity

Now in its 40th year, the Museum of Science and Industry's Black Creativity program showcases African-American achievements in science, technology, engineering and medicine. Its 2011-12 exhibits and programs explore the fundamental principles of energy, their impact on life today and the challenges they pose for the future.
More on Black Creativity


Museum Hours
  • through January 3
    Daily* from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    * 12/24, 12/31, 1/1—closing 4 p.m.;
    Closed on Christmas Day
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Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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