MSI will open at 11 a.m. this Sunday, due to nearby road closures. Details

Select dates in 2022

Science Exploration Days

The Museum of Science and Industry is launching a new opportunity for youth to learn all about STEM in fun, hands-on, and exciting ways, within the walls of our world-class museum!

Our Student Experiences team, who present our Learning Labs for school groups, will be leading our Science Exploration Days, where middle school youth will learn about different STEM-related topics and careers through hands-on experiences and activities, our incredible Museum exhibits, and through collaborations with like-minded students.

Schedule

Select dates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. See below for topics and schedule.

Registration

$100 per date includes lunch and all activities. (MSI members: $90.)
For students in grades 6-8. Limited to 15 students per session.

  • Engineering Day: June 17, 2022

    Blend art, science and exploration in our Engineering Day Camp at MSI! Join MSI educators as we explore the Museum to discover a variety of modern engineering innovations on display in our world-class exhibits. Learn how to think like an engineer using the engineering design cycle to build, test (and destroy) your own Chicago bridge! Try your hand at MSI’s one-of-a-kind Numbers in Nature Mirror Maze and learn about how nature engineers its own designs. Join us for a unique experience, designed just for you!

    • Youth in 6th through 8th grades
    • Friday, June 17, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • $100 fee includes lunches, all activities and materials
    • MSI members: $90

    Register online

  • Spooky Science: October 22, 2022

    Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    More details and registration coming soon!

    • Youth in 6th through 8th grades
    • Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • $100 fee includes lunches, all activities and materials
    • MSI members: $90
  • Medical Science: November 16, 2022

    Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    More details and registration coming soon!

    • Youth in 6th through 8th grades
    • Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • $100 fee includes lunches, all activities and materials
    • MSI members: $90

Scholarships for camp fees are available for students and their families who demonstrate financial need. Contact us for details.