Museum of Science and Industry


Flight of the Butterflies

February 27, 2014 - February 19, 2015 |

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Omnimax Essentials


Ages:
This Omnimax Theater performance is suitable for all ages.
Location:
Lower Level, Omnimax Theater
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Tickets:
This exhibit requires an additional ticket with a specified entry time.

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The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent to a place it has never known. Follow the monarchs' perilous journey and join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico, with breathtaking cinematography from an award-winning team including Oscar® winner Peter Parks. Be captivated by the true and compelling story of an intrepid scientist's 40-year search to find the monarchs’ secret hideaway. Unravel the mysteries and experience the Flight of the Butterflies.

Showtimes

Daily at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and (4 p.m.*)

* On dates with extended hours.


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
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Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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