Museum of Science and Industry

Live Science Experience Essentials

  • Ages:
  • This live science experience is suitable for Grades 4-8.
  • Duration:
  • 20 minutes
  • Location:
  • Lower Level, Fairy Castle
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What goes in must come out! Learn all about what happens to your food after it leaves your plate in this funny and engaging theatrical play.  Watch your food break down as it travels through your body, from the mouth to the stomach … and beyond!  Everybody poops, so come discover just how it happens!

There is no charge for this show. Space is limited to the first 70 guests. Come early to ensure a seat at this scientific extravaganza!


Daily at 11 a.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 January 3
    Daily* from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    * 12/24, 12/31, 1/1—closing 4 p.m.;
    Closed on Christmas Day
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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