Museum of Science and Industry


See Your Own DNA and Fingerprinting



Live Science Experience Essentials


  • Ages:
  • This live science experience is suitable for all ages.
  • Duration:
  • 15 minutes
  • Location:
  • Main Level, Genetics Lab
    Museum Map
  • Cost:
Schedule

These interactive experiences will tell you a lot about yourself. 

See Your Own DNA
Nearly every cell in your body contains DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). Learn how to collect your own DNA in a few easy steps.

Fingerprinting
There are three types of fingerprints - what kind do you have? How are your fingerprints unique?

Schedule


See Your Own DNA

Daily at 10:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.

Fingerprinting
Daily throughout the day

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
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 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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