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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.
Celebrate with the entire family at the Museum's beloved annual holiday.
Travel back in time to the city forever preserved.
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.
A thrilling journey through the observable universe to explore humanity's place in the cosmos.
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!
Middle schoolers explore STEM topics and careers in fun, hands-on workshops on select school holidays.
Check out our calendar of guided tours, lectures, special guests, and events just for members. Subscribe to our newsletter to hear about the latest additions.
Enjoy our annual holiday displays during exclusive member hours.
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at MSI, 21-and-up style.