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.

MSI offers thousands of fun, interactive exhibits and one-of-a-kind, world-class experiences, inspiring the inventive genius in everyone. Manipulate a 40-foot tornado. Climb aboard a World War II German submarine. Get lost inside a giant mirror maze. Plunge into a working coal mine. Send your pulse to a giant 3-D heart. See an Omnimax film in a five-story domed theater. Favorite permanent exhibits include "Science Storms," "YOU! The Experience" and the "U-505 Submarine." "Robot Revolution," a new, temporary exhibit that runs through the end of the year, offers the opportunity to interact and play with robots from around the world. 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.

Upcoming Events

Robot Block Party

October 10, 2015 - October 12, 2015

Science Works

October 17, 2015

Ongoing events

Materials Science

March 19, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Robot Revolution

May 21, 2015 - January 3, 2016

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