Museum of Science and Industry


Smart Home: Green + Wired 2012

April 19, 2012 - January 6, 2013

Welcome home.

Toured by more than 300,000 guests since its debut, the Smart Home provides examples and ideas for sustainable living with contemporary style and in harmony with the environment. Whether you're into gardening, gadgets or garages, it will reboot your thinking about your home and how to live greener.

Pre-Fabulous
Meet the Smart Home architect and learn about the advantages of modular home construction.
Smart Technology
The Smart Home leads a secret double life behind the wood and drywall.
Green Inside... and Out
How green is the garden? Explore sustainable landscaping, a solar roof and a rooftop garden!

Museum Hours
  • Extended hours through Sept. 1:
    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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Exhibit Resource Guide


  • Download the 2012 Smart Home resource guide to see the eco-friendly products, "green" ideas and resources found in the exhibit.
  • Exhibit Resource Guide (PDF)
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