Museum of Science and Industry

Exhibit Essentials

This exhibit is suitable for all ages.
Main Level, East Court
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It’s a train, it’s a plane, it’s a car! It’s the Museum’s Transportation Gallery...

Explore all the most fascinating aspects of how humankind has flown, soared, chugged and sped throughout the years. Climb aboard the engine of the Empire State Express 999, the first machine to break the 100 mph barrier; walk through a real United 727, hanging from the Museum’s balcony; or simply gaze in awe of the historic aircraft that fly above you …

Flight Simulators: Ride or Fly!
Take flight in simulators that let you experience and even control the experience of flying aircraft from throughout history.

Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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