The Museum of Science and Industry – a quick guide

Posted on October 16, 2014 by in TOP Travel Destinations

Where is the Museum of Science and Industry?

The Museum of Science and Industry is situated on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois. It's the biggest of its kind in the western hemisphere and one of the largest in the world. The landmark building opened in 1933 and houses more than 35,000 artifacts in 400,000 square feet of interactive involvement.

What can I find at the Museum of Science and Industry?

Current world-class special exhibits include:

Science Storms – revealing nature's most powerful phenomena

You! The Experience – exploring how to live a vital and healthy life in the 21st century

The U-505 Submarine – showing the only German U-Boat in the United States!

Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives – exploring nine decades of Disney

Things to Know about the Museum of Science and Industry:

Visit the museum like 180 million people before you, and you will be wowed by what it has to offer all ages. Their mission is to inspire the inventive genius in everyone through the presentation of captivating and compelling educational experiences.

Important Info about the Museum of Science and Industry:

The museum is open daily 9.30am – 4pm every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Ticket prices are $11 for children, $17 for seniors and $18 for adults, or you can buy ticket packages to include the special exhibits.

Have a great visit!

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