Museum of Science and Industry

Type: Museums, Science Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

This massive museum, one of the first and best in the country, features more than 2,000 hands-on exhibits about everything from outer space to robots. During the holidays, locals and visitors are...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9:30am-4pm
  • Hours May Vary Seasonally

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Museum Adult $19.95 - $21.95; Child (3-11) $10.95 - $12.95

  • Holiday Attractions: "Check the web site to see which local cultural groups will perform on the day of your visit."
  • Family-Friendly Museums: "There are many different admission price options like Explorer tickets that include museum entry and ticketed exhibits. Check the web site and buy online to avoid lines."
  • Best for Holiday Attractions Because: Since 1942, this annual event is one of Chicago's most beloved holiday traditions and it's especially good for families.
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Visit the Museum of Science and Industry to genuinely enjoy learning about science, tour the U-505 submarine and walk through a tornado.

  • Best for Museums, Things to Do with Kids Because: Guests at the Museum of Science and Industry can enjoy science experiences, tour the U-505 submarine and catch a big-screen film all in one day.

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