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Museum of Science and Industry Chicago

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Museum of Science and Industry Chicago
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Museum EntryMost Popular
Museum entry only MOP Code: 2017066
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Museum plus Giant Dome Film
Includes entry to the museum plus one Giant Dome theater film, subject to availability MOP Code: 2016101
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Overview
The Museum of Science and Industry Chicago is the largest science museum in the country.  Housed in the only remaining building from the 1893 World’s Fair, MSI is a Chicago must-see!  You’ll experience 14 acres of hands-on exhibits and have the chance to stand before a 40-foot tornado; take a run in a human-sized hamster wheel; navigate through a mirror maze; board a 727 hanging from the ceiling; transmit your pulse to a 13-foot, 3-D beating heart; and much more!
What to Expect
Choose either Museum Entry, which grants you access into most of the experiences in the museum.  Or you can choose Museum Entry + one Giant Dome film in the 5-story domed movie theater!
The Museum of Science and Industry's unique and cutting-edge experiences and exhibits have earned some bragging rights. MSI was rated one of the Top 25 Museums in the U.S. by TripAdvisor, one of the Seven Wonders of Chicago by the Chicago Tribune and named one of the Top 10 Science Museums to visit in the United States by American Mensa. Some of the most popular exhibits are the Science Storms, which explores nature's most powerful phenomena. Witness bolts of lightning flashing above you, trigger an avalanche, create a tsunami and more. YOU! The Experience explores the human mind, body, and spirit. Play a game of competitive relaxation with your brain waves.  Get lost in a giant mirror maze in Numbers in Nature, and see baby chicks hatching every day.
Reviews (19)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AMAZING MUSEUM

One of the best museum I've been ever ... the submarine U boat U-505 is fantastic ... I did the tour inside it and it was fantastic ...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 517henriquel
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile
Lots to see but difficult to navigate

This museum is great for kids from 4-100. Some good points: -Easy access from the parking garage. -Free admission with ASTC Passport. -Plenty of places to sit down around the museum. -Lots of big ticket displays with interactive experiences. -Plenty of restroom options on each...More

Thank Bob_Grave
Reviewed 30 December 2018
Great for children

Ive been coming to this museum for 50 years.....Its the most organized, clean, and well lit ive ever seen. Seems like its mostly geared for children with many interactive and brightly colored exhibits. Small garage underground meant no coat needed for winter months. Get there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bmpynp
Reviewed 18 September 2018
Chicago 2018

We did not have to wait in any lines at any of the museums and no line at the aquarium. The pass was very convenient and saved us money - that we were able to spend elsewhere!

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Pam P
Reviewed 13 September 2018
good but hard to navagate

There are plenty of things to look at and try but the information to get around is very poor you end up going round in circles.There is small cafe with limited items to eat but just around the corner there is a food court but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank ray1694
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