- This event is suitable for all ages.
- March 17-18, 2012
- Main Level, Temporary Exhibit East
- This event requires a ticket for entry.
- Reservations with member discounted special exhibition tickets are required. Parking for the event is free.
Catch this world-premiere exhibit before it blows up!
Why does dropped toast always seem to land buttered-side down? What if a plane tried taking off on a conveyor belt moving in the opposite direction? Have you heard you can make a canoe out of duct tape?
Like the Discovery Channel’s Emmy®-nominated show, MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition will show you how to uncover the truth behind many popular myths. Can you blow a brick house down? Will running in the rain keep you drier? Think you can hang off a ledge like an action hero? DON’T TRY THESE AT HOME! Test these theories and more at MSI—the only place that lets you become a real MythBuster!
Day 1 - Saturday, March 17: SOLD OUT
Day 2 - Sunday, March 18: SOLD OUT
Missed out on the preview?
Discounted member tickets—priced at $5 for all ages—can still be used at any time during the exhibit's run. Use online ticketing to purchase your discount ticket allocation to any MythBusters date through September 3, 2012.
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Reservations may also be made by phone at (773) 684-1414 or in person at the Museum.
© 2012 Discovery Communications, LLC. MYTHBUSTERS™ and the MYTHBUSTERS logo are trademarks of Discovery Communications, LLC, used under license. All rights reserved.
MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition™ is organized by Exhibits Development Group and Geoffrey M. Curley + Associates in collaboration with Discovery Communications and Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. MythBusters developed and produced by Beyond Entertainment Limited. Exhibition owned by MB Exhibition, LLC, St. Paul, MN. All rights reserved.
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