Museum of Science and Industry

Member Open House 2015

July 22, 2015

Event Essentials

  • Ages:
  • This event is suitable for all ages.
  • Date:
  • July 22, 2015
  • Time:
  • 5:30 PM
  • Location:
  • Main Level, Museum-Wide
    Museum Map
  • Tickets:
  • This event for members is FREE but requires reservations (up to the quantity admitted under your membership).

5:30 to 9 p.m.

Explore more on the most exciting night of the year!

Go behind the scenes at MSI, enjoy one-night-only experiences and activities, meet with MSI staff, see our vast Collection of artifacts, and so much more. Event highlights include complimentary ice cream service overlooking the Jackson Park lagoon (weather permitting) and free flight simulator rides.

This event is free for MSI members with advance registration, up to the quantity admitted under your membership.

Activity Guide and Map

For a complete schedule of activities, please see the 2015 Member Open House Activity Guide and Map.


Online registration for this event has closed. For those already registered, complimentary tickets to board the U-505 Submarine and ride the flight simulator will be available onsite, on a first-come, first-served basis. Quantities are limited.

Tickets for the following exhibits and tours are no longer available: Robot Revolution, Omnimax® Theater, Coal Mine and Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze.

Need to Renew?

You must be a current member to register for and attend this event. To renew your membership, click here.

Special Note

The Museum will close at 4 p.m. on this day to prepare for the Open House. Questions? Please call (773) 947-3161.

The Member Open House is sponsored by:

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
More Information

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Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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