Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago, Ill. 60637
Cost: For Chicago residents: $15, $14 seniors, $10 kids 3-11. Free kids 2 and under. Nonresidents: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $11 kids ages 3-11. Parking $20. Omnimax® films; the U-505 optional, on-board tour; the Coal Mine; and certain special exhibitions are not included in general admission; check msichicago.org for show times and pricing. Check msichicago.org for a list of free days for Illinois residents.
Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas day. Extended hours, until 5:30 p.m., are offered on select dates; check msichicago.org for full schedule.
See your heart beat 13-feet tall, climb aboard a World War II German submarine, take a tour of your digestive system, plunge into a working coal mine or control a 40-foot tornado. Visit new exhibits: Science Storms, YOU! The Experience, and Animal Inside Out, at MSI through Sept. 2. The Idea Factory caters to children of various ages. MSI's restaurants, The Brain Food Court, Jazzman's Café and Finnigan's Ice Cream Parlor, serve something for every taste, or pack your own lunch. Parking is available in the museum's underground garage for an additional fee.
June 19, 2013
March 14, 2013 - September 2, 2013
April 26, 2013 - August 30, 2013
June 19, 2013 - February 2, 2014