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Museum of Science and Industry raises admission cost for 2013

The Museum of Science and Industry has raised its general admission prices effective Jan. 23. The museum will continue to offer 52 free days per year.

Shedd Aquarium’s baby beluga to make public debut

Chicago's newest baby whale is a girl! And, starting Friday, Oct. 26, visitors can get their first glimpse of the 205-pound newborn.

Discover Chicago’s backyard monsters at Notebaert

Lots of bugs of all kinds, but especially the Leafcutter ants from Panama, invade the Notebaert Museum. And that's a good thing for your kids.

Where to see dinosaurs in Chicago

It's no secret kids love dinosaurs. And the good news is that those of us in the Chicago area don't have to rent...

Skyscraper exhibit mixes gravity-defying architecture and art

This summer, the Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates the iconic structure of the skyscraper in the city that is considered to be its...

Review: Chicago broadcast museum not ready for prime time

Museum of Broadcast Communications doesn't offer much for children for the price.

Behind the scenes at the Field Museum in Chicago

A slide show of short, fascinating video of some of the specimens that will never...

The Oriental Institute

The Oriental Institute was built almost 100 years ago to house the work of University of Chicago archeologists. Today it is stocked with some of the world's oldest, and most fascinating, treasures.

Field Museum exhibit introduces visitors to Genghis Khan

The famous (and infamous) Mongolian leader was born in 1155 and built an empire which lasted long after his death. Now the Field Museum has stories and artifacts from his life.

Be your own MythBuster at MSI

Anyone who has ever watched the TV show "MythBusters" knows blowing things up in the name of science is all part of the fun, as the show's two stars take an irreverent approach to testing scientific hypotheses. Don't miss the new MythBusters exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.
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