Providing unique experiences designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity since 1933.
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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.
Experience the world's largest display of LEGO® art.
Explore six decades of the iconic plastic souvenirs and add some to your own collection.
Let these films take you on scientific adventures so big, they barely fit inside Chicago's only five-story, domed wraparound movie theater.
Take a thrilling journey to the summit of the world's tallest mountain.
Get to know North America's wetlands – the unsung heroes of nature.
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.
Dissect a cow eyeball in this insightful laboratory experience.
Single- and multi-day camps to engage your youth in science, making, and our exciting Museum!
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A series of events dedicated to providing sensory-friendly time with Museum exhibits.
Members can visit our holiday exhibits after hours.