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.
Ride down the elevator and along the rails to learn about coal mining technology.
Let these films take you on scientific adventures so big, they barely fit inside Chicago's only five-story, domed wraparound movie theater.
Discover the life-saving superpowers of the world's most extraordinary dogs.
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.
Middle schoolers explore STEM topics and careers in fun, hands-on workshops on select school holidays.
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Swing by the Smart Park during your visit to check out some pups from PAWS.
Meet STEM professionals at this Museum-wide science career fair.