Shops and Restaurants


Looking for the perfect gift or a science-inspired souvenir? Our shops offer a wide range of cool toys, gizmos, books and unique MSI-related gear.

Museum Store


The Museum's flagship retail space features a range of gifts and curiosities from science tees to DVDs, with a "maker space" theme highlighting the perfect items for the techie and tinkerer in everyone. 

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Shop for stunning images of the Museum's collection or find a selection of our Museum Store merchandise—all online!

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The Brain Food Court


Our food court features an assortment of artisan sandwiches, salads and coffee beverages.

Open Wednesdays through Sundays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (until 5 p.m. on days with 5:30 p.m. close) 

Vending Machines


A variety of vending machines offer beverages and snacks:

  • Lower Level near the Group Entrance 
  • Lower Level near the escalators

Our Museum Café and Finnigan's Ice Cream Parlor are temporarily closed. Snacks and beverages from Lower Level vending machines can be enjoyed in the nearby designated eating area outside Ships Gallery.