Museum of Science and Industry

Taste Buddies

Live Science Experience Essentials

  • Ages:
  • This live science experience is suitable for all ages.
  • Duration:
  • 20 minutes

Discover the sweet science of the Candy Shoppe. Learn how taste and smell combine to make flavors in this fun, interactive play!

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


Daily at 10:15 a.m. and noon
Also at 3 p.m. on days when the Museum closes at 5:30 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 December 20:
    Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Saturday - 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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