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:|
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, 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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"Brick by Brick"
Anyone who pays attention to popular culture knows that LEGO is a hugely successful multimedia property, complete with a blockbuster movie, TV shows and video games that feature the brand’s signature mini-figures and bricks. But at its core, LEGO is a...Special interest Until Monday September 4 2017
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MSI After Hours: Extreme Ice
Want to see what the warmer winter temperatures are doing beyond Lake Michigan? Check out MSI After Hours: Extreme Ice. The night will feature a special conversation with James Balog, an American photographer whose work illustrating climate change is...Exhibitions Friday March 24 2017
I've been coming here since I was a kid in the science club! It is still as interesting as an adult!
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.