Museum of Science and Industry

A Life Science Lesson Like No Other!

Get your students excited about the science of themselves. Each of the more than 50 interactive experiences throughout the exhibit complement Illinois and national learning standards in science. You also can introduce your students to medical technology and careers through immersive hands-on programs provided by our Center for the Advancement of Science Education.

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Featured Programs

Explore medical careers and cutting-edge medical technologies by "training" as a resident as you diagnose and treat our Human Patient Simulator and more.
Heart Surgery 101
Learn about careers in the operating room and handle real surgical tools in a facilitated discussion featuring a pre-recorded session of open heart surgery.
Life Begins
A trained health educator provides an overview of reproduction, fetal development and the birth process.

Featured Activity


Make Room for Baby Interactive
Watch the impact of a pregnancy on a mother's body as she adjusts physically and mentally to the changes inside her.

Museum Hours
  • Extended hours through Sept. 1:
    Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
More Information

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