Museum of Science and Industry

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Museum of Science and Industry
Hyde Park

If you’re into exhibits loaded with interactive bells and whistles, this expansive Hyde Park locale is your ticket. The museum’s focus is broad, with permanent displays that include the popular, health-focused new "You! The Experience" gallery, the new whiz-bang "Science Storms," plus the old faves: a restored U-505 German submarine, a simulated coal mine and a glass-covered hatchery of chicks.

Venue name: Museum of Science and Industry
Address: 5700 S Lake Shore Dr

Cross street: at 57th St
Opening hours: Daily 9:30am–4pm. See website for extended seasonal hours.
Transport: Bus: 6, 10, 55.
Price: $15–$18, seniors $14–$17, kids ages 3–11 $10–$11, kids 2 and under free.

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  • Thursday May 21 2015 - Sunday January 3 2016
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