Museum of Science and Industry

Chicago, Ill.


5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Ill. 60637
(773) 684-1414
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 website for full schedule.
Admission: Ticket packages begin at $18 for kids and go up to $36 for adults. Museum Entry is $11 for kids, $17 for seniors and $18 for adults. City of Chicago residents receive a discount on packages and Museum Entry. Parking $20.

MSI offers thousands of fun, interactive exhibits and one-of-a-kind, world-class experiences, inspiring the inventive genius in everyone. See your heart beat 13-feet tall. Manipulate a 40-foot tornado. Climb aboard a World War II German submarine. Plunge into a working coal mine. Dissect an eyeball. Step into the future. Discover permanent exhibits like Science Storms, YOU! The Experience and Future Energy Chicago, and hands-on "live science experiences" that happen multiple times daily. The "Idea Factory" caters to a range of kids-from infants to toddlers to 10-year-olds. Choose from a variety of restaurants at MSI: The Brain Food Court, Museum Café and Finnigan's Ice Cream Parlor, serving something for every taste. No extended hours in the fall.


Ongoing events

Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze

October 8, 2014 - January 31, 2015

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