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Tornados to Tesla coils, ancient boats to futuristic 'bots—the interactive and award-winning exhibits at MSI bring science to life for guests of all ages.
A powerful, immersive look inside the ocean plastic crisis.
The longest-running exhibition of African-American art in the U.S. features more than 100 Black artists.
Let these films take you on scientific adventures so big, they barely fit inside Chicago's only five-story, domed wraparound movie theater.
Explore the world of this species as it rebounds from the brink of extinction.
Uncover captivating mysteries of the cosmos through stunning visuals and pivotal discoveries.
Enhance your visit with experiences found only at MSI. Descend into a coal mine, board a World War II submarine, go behind the scenes of the Museum, and more.
Single- and multi-day camps to engage your youth in science, making, and our exciting Museum!
An interactive walk through a piece of history that you'll never forget.
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Learn how to turn a passion into a career by meeting artists, scientists and engineers.
Mari Copeny, advocate for water justice, will be speaking at MSI!