Bringing science to life for the whole family since 1933. The Museum of Science and Industry has over 14 acres of hands-on experiences—all housed in the only remaining building from the White City in the 1893 World’s Fair.


MSI has so many mind-blowing exhibits, you’ll be running, interacting and discovering all day. Engage in hands-on building challenges, a 40-foot indoor tornado, explore a real World War II submarine, navigate through a mirror maze, send your pulse to a giant 13-foot heart and much more!

Discounts & Deals

20% off Museum Entry for adults and children*
Monday through Friday (January 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26)

10% off Museum Entry for adults and children*
Saturday and Sunday (January 20 and 21)

Special events & Exhibits

Brick by Brick**
Explore the power of play and witness 13 giant LEGO©-built structures

Robot Revolution**
Interact with a cutting-edge collection of robots from around the world. Learn from them, play with them, and discover how their astonishing skills will change our lives for the better.

Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition
The nation's longest running exhibition of African-American art features approximately 100 works by adult and youth artists each year.

Black Creativity Innovation Studio
Experiment and explore new ideas through making in the Innovation Studio. Experience the process of design thinking and learn about contributions of African Americans to STEM fields.

Imagining the Museum
Learn about the creative process for designing and creating exhibitions at the Museum

Turn Back the Clock
Featuring the Doomsday Clock, this exhibit showcases the Clock’s urgency of two major challenges facing our world today: nuclear weapons and climate change

Science Storms
Unravel the mysteries of nature’s most powerful phenomena

Step inside the only World War II German submarine in the U.S.

Genetics: Decoding Life + Baby Chick Hatchery
Learn about DNA, discover what makes each of us unique and watch as baby chicks peck out of their shells.

YOU! The Experience
Run in a human-sized hamster wheel and explore the connection of the human mind, body and spirit

Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze***
Navigate your way through the mirror maze

*Offers valid January 18 to 26, 2018. May not be combined with any other offers or discounts. Discount available with on site ticket purchase only.

**Exhibition not included with Museum Entry ticket; timed-entry tickets available for purchase on-site.

***Exhibition included with Museum Entry ticket; free, timed-entry tickets available on-site at exhibit entrance.


$18 adults
$17 seniors
$11 children (3 to 11)
Free for children 2 and under
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9:30 AM to 4:00 PM


5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
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