Museum of Science and Industry


September 20, 2008

Featured Events

Get Enlightened (with Tom Skilling)


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


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


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


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

Museum Hours
  • through December 20:
    Monday-Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Saturday-Sunday 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 Museum of Science and Industry opened its doors in 1933 and is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere.

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