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 $22.

Answer your kids' questions about how the world works through the museum's interactive exhibits. Step aboard real planes, trains and submarines, take a peek inside the human body, be engulfed by a 40-foot indoor tornado, watch real baby chicks hatch or explore a working coal mine. Visit exhibits including YOU! The Experience and the U-505 Submarine. The Idea Factory is designed for the 10 and under crowd and has hands-on activities, including water tables and building blocks. During the holiday season, check out Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Lights (through Jan. 3, 2016) as well as Robot Revolution (through Jan. 3, 2016). Food is available in the museum, or pack your own lunch. Parking is available in the museum's underground garage for an additional fee.

Ongoing events

Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition

January 18, 2016 - February 21, 2016

Free Kids February

FREEFebruary 1, 2016 - February 29, 2016

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