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.