Museum of Science and Industry

Live Science Experience Essentials

  • Ages:
  • This live science experience is suitable for Grades 4-8, Grades 9-12, Adults.
  • Duration:
  • 30 minutes
  • Location:
  • Balcony Level, Abbott Hall
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Button up your lab coat as you become the doctor in our mini med school, MSI Hospital. Learn to take vital signs on iStan, our Human Patient Simulator, and even check your own. Then work in teams as you race against the clock to try and diagnose iStan’s medical emergency! You call the shots in this exciting, hands-on experience.

There is no charge for this program, which is offered in the YOU! Lab located within the YOU! The Experience exhibit on Balcony Level 3. Recommended for ages 12 and older. Seating is limited, so come early!


Tuesday through Thursday at 2 p.m.

For up-to-date information, please see the schedule at the Information Desk on Main Level 2. Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

Museum Hours
  • through November 30:
    Monday - Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Friday - Sunday: 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
Getting Here

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New Online Activities

  • Online Activity
  • goREACT

    Create virtual chemical reactions anywhere with this interactive periodic table.

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