Museum of Science and Industry


LabFest!

September 20, 2008


Featured Events

Get Enlightened (with Tom Skilling)

Event


Get Enlightened (with Tom Skilling)
Meteorologist Tom Skilling screens a documentary on lightning and hosts a discussion afterward.
Polar-Palooza

Event


Polar-Palooza
Hear about life as a polar scientist, from extreme-weather gear to clues found in ancient ice.
The Atom Smashers (LabFest Screening)

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The Atom Smashers (LabFest Screening)
American physicists search for the tiny "god particle" in this new documentary.
American Maker

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American Maker
Local inventors hold a daylong “Live Show and Tell,” MAKE Magazine-style.

Museum Hours
  • Extended hours through April 19
    Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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The world's largest science celebration, Science Chicago: Life's a Lab will awaken your inner scientist by allowing kids of all ages to explore our region's wondrous scientific resources.

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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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