Museum of Science and Industry

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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 mirror maze in the "Numbers in Nature"exhibit, the whiz-bang "Science Storms," plus the old faves: a restored U-505 German submarine, a simulated coal mine and a vintage diesel-electric train.

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

Cross street: at 57th St
Opening hours: Daily 9:30am–4pm. See website for extended seasonal hours.
Transport: Bus: 6, 15, 28, 55. Train: Metra Electric or South Shore Line to 55th, 56th and 57th Street.
Price: $15–$18, seniors $14–$17, kids ages 3–11 $10–$11, kids 2 and under free.
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I have been to this museum several times and I love it because it is both educational for adults and there are so many things for children to do there as well.