Full COVID-19 vaccination (age 5+), photo ID (age 16+), masks (age 2+) and online tickets required to visit.
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Welcome to Chicago and MSI!

This section is specifically for those coming to the Museum of Science and Industry from out of town. We hope to make your visit fun and easy by providing easy directions, ticket information, maps, itineraries and recommendations for convenient and world-class hotels. Enjoy exploring the Museum, the largest science center in the Western Hemisphere with more than 14 acres of exhibit space, and have an amazing stay in Chicago!

MSI is located just south of downtown Chicago on the lakefront in the beautiful and historic Hyde Park neighborhood. We are located minutes away from the University of Chicago campus and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House museum.

Need a place to stay in Chicago? We have several hotels that we recommend. Check out special packages, rates and discounts.

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