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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!

Shop MSI

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!

Finnigan’s Sandwich Shoppe

MAIN LEVEL

Grab-and-go options include salads and sandwiches. Open from 10:30 a.m. until one hour before Museum closing.

One Small Snack

GROUND LEVEL, HENRY CROWN SPACE CENTER

Our new café offers grab-and-go options, with nearby seating available. Open from 10:30 a.m. until 30 minutes before Museum closing.

Holiday Kitchen

MAIN LEVEL, NEAR YESTERDAY'S MAIN STREET

Chicago-style hot dogs, hot sandwiches, pasta dishes, grab-and-go options, kids’ meals, desserts, popcorn, beverages and more. 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.

Additional Dining

Lower Level, Group Center

Open on select dates.

Bringing lunch?

designated seating areas only

Enjoy your meal in these designated seating areas:

  • Designated eating area outside Ships Gallery, Ground Level
  • Lower Court, Ground Level near escalators