Museum of Science and Industry


Live Science Experience Essentials


  • Ages:
  • This live science experience is suitable for all ages.
  • Duration:
  • 15 minutes
  • Location:
  • Main Level, Allstate Court
    Museum Map

Join us at the 40-foot vortex to better understand the conditions necessary to create a tornado.

There is no charge for this program, which is offered at the vortex in the Science Storms exhibit on Main Level 2.

Schedule

Daily at :15 and :45 every hour

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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