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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.
The longest-running exhibition of African-American art in the U.S. features more than 200 works.
Discover how past and present Black architects respond to the ever-changing needs of humanity.
Let these films take you on scientific adventures so big, they barely fit inside Chicago's only five-story, domed wraparound movie theater.
Journey into the wild and awe-inspiring continent at the bottom of the world.
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.
Dissect a cow eyeball in this insightful laboratory experience.
Try your hand at manufacturing design in the Wanger Family Fab Lab.
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Learn how to turn a passion into a career by meeting artists, scientists and engineers.
Join us for a day of activities celebrating the power of creativity.