Shops and Restaurants

Shops

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

ENTRY HALL

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. 

Shop MSI Online

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

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Restaurants

The Museum is currently renovating several of its eateries to enhance your future dining experience. During this time, please join us at the following locations to refuel!

Brain Food Court

LOWER LEVEL

Our food court features an assortment of artisan sandwiches, salads and coffee beverages. Open 10:30 a.m. until one hour before Museum closing.

Finnigan’s Sandwich Shoppe

MAIN LEVEL

Grab-and-go options include salads and sandwiches, indoor and outdoor tented seating, along our South Portico. Open Fridays through Sundays from 10:30 a.m. until one hour before Museum closing.

Museum Park Café

GROUND LEVEL, HENRY CROWN SPACE CENTER

Freshly grilled options, espresso bar, outdoor seating. 
Open 10:30 a.m. until one hour before Museum closing.

Vending Lower Court

GROUND LEVEL, NEAR ESCALATORS

Snacks, beverages and Farmer’s Fridge, limited indoor seating.

Bringing lunch?

designated seating areas only

Enjoy your meal in these designated seating areas:

  • South Portico Tent behind Coal Mine, Main Level
  • Designated eating area outside Ships Gallery, Ground Level
  • Lower Court, Ground Level near escalators