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Museum Entry

Includes access to most permanent exhibits, including Science Storms and Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze, as well as select temporary exhibitions.

Adult – $21.95
Child (ages 3-11) – $12.95
Members – FREE

Ticketed Experiences

Combine Museum Entry with one of these experiences requiring an additional ticket:

Giant Dome Theater Films

Adult – $12
Child (ages 3-11) – $9
Member – FREE or discounted

Fab Lab and Learning Labs

Adult – $12
Child (ages 10-11) – $9
Member – FREE or discounted

Buy tickets

Museum Entry does not include parking, special exhibits/events, Giant Dome Theater films, or the Fab Lab. Members receive free Museum Entry up to the admit number on their membership card, which varies by membership level.


Member Prices

For MSI members

Museum EntryFREEFREE
Giant Dome Theater FREE or discountedFREE or discounted

More benefits of MSI membership

Chicago CityPASS

Sightseeing in Chicago? Save 50% with CityPASS
Receive premier entry at MSI, plus four more top Chicago attractions. Includes MSI permanent exhibits and one special timed-entry experience (a $33.95 value).

Start using CityPASS at any attraction; you have 9 days to use all the tickets. Selecting a visit date now is not required for CityPASS. Purchase online for immediate delivery to your mobile device.

Adult – $109 (total value of $220)
Child (3-11) – $89 (total value of $181)

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Other offers

Illinois Free Days

On 52 days throughout the year, MSI offers Illinois residents free Museum Entry with valid proof of residency. Pricing applied at checkout. See schedule and details.


See our Discounts page for limited-time deals and ongoing offers, including ones for Chicago residents, active military personnel and veterans, Chicago firefighters and police officers, Illinois teachers (pre-K through 12th grades) and more.

Group Rates

Special rates available for school and tour groups of 15 or more with four-week advance reservation. For details, see Groups.