Museum of Science and Industry

Omnimax Theater

Sit back, relax and enjoy a scientific adventure in Chicago's only five-story, domed, wrap-around theater.

Now Showing in the Omnimax Theater

Note: Screenings of Born to Be Wild are temporarily replacing Flight of the Butterflies through September 4.


D-Day: Normandy 1944
D-Day: Normandy 1944
May 23, 2014 - May 21, 2015
Seventy years ago, a historic landing changed the world.


Born To Be Wild
Born To Be Wild
Now Through September 4, 2014
Journey to Borneo and Kenya with wildlife teams rescuing endangered elephants and orangutans.


Flight of the Butterflies
Flight of the Butterflies
Sep 5, 2014 - Feb 19, 2015
Travel the length of a continent with a cast of millions: monarch butterflies in migration.

Museum Hours
  • Extended hours through Sept. 1:
    Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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