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At MSI, you can design your own tsunami waves, step inside the only German submarine in the United States, and watch as baby chicks hatch each and every day. Through award-winning exhibits, hands-on experiences and engaging education programs, we are inspiring future scientists and innovators. With your help, we can continue to bring the very best in science, education and fun to the people of Chicago and beyond.


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It’s amazing people like you who keep the Science Storms tornado twisting and the Coal Mine whistle blowing at MSI. Your gift of any amount will help ensure the Museum can continue to inspire the next generation of scientists.

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MSI’s corporate partners play an important role in helping to transform lives through the power of science in communities across Chicago and beyond.

Foundation Support

Our foundation partners do more than make grants—they foster real, positive change by helping to deliver award-winning science education in ways that are bold, powerful and meaningful.