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Museum of Science and Industry

A $27.00 value - Included with your Go Chicago Card!

Includes these Extra(s)

  • Skip the ticket line!
  • Plus, recieve 50% off of any additional Omnimax films.

The Museum of Science and Industry is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere, housed in the only remaining building from the 1893 World’s Fair. Full of hands-on activities, thrilling exhibits, and exciting films, the Museum of Science and Industry has something for everyone. This museum is a Chicago must-see!

Redemption Instructions

For express entry and to redeem your card please proceed to the Will Call desk in the Museum’s Entry Hall. The Go Chicago Card is accepted until 3:30 pm, as the museum closes at 4:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. During all other times, standard admission will apply. All information subject to change and availability.

Closings

Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Note

Tickets to the U-505 on-board tour must be purchased separately for full price of $8.00 for adults. Select special exhibits may require an additional timed-entry ticket to be purchased. All subject to availability.
Parking in the Museum's convenient underground garage is $20.

Phone: (773) 684-1414

Website: Museum of Science and Industry

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 4.8 out of 5 stars (based on 6 customer ratings)
Average Rating for Museum of Science and Industry
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Got our moneys worth
By Wildbill Verified Reviewer from Fort Mitchell, Kentucky on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Museum of Science and Industry Plus Omnimax:

We enjoy this exhibit very much and will return again in the future to view some of that which we missed. The submarine was great and the old trains were my favorite.

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[3 of 3 customers found this review helpful]

Great place to spend the day
By MC Verified Reviewer from Minneapolis, MN on
Pros:
Great Animal Bodyworks, Great Wwii Sub Exhibit
Cons:
Confusing Layout,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Museum of Science and Industry Plus Omnimax:

Good museum guides, especially through the WWII sub exhibit. Wonderful visual exhibit with multi- media components. food was ok. Bus service to museum was easy to use and direct.

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[7 of 7 customers found this review helpful]

Fantastic Museum
By Sunshine Verified Reviewer from Des Moines, Iowa on
Pros:
U505 Tour, Interactive, Big, fun, Educational
Cons:
Busy, Lots of Kids,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Museum of Science and Industry Plus Omnimax:

The pass made entry into the museum quick and painless. We went very early and had a ton of fun. There are so many interactive things to do in this museum. It was worth the extra money to get to see the inside of the U505. Our tour guide was amazing and really knew her stuff. We loved the museum. The omnimax, which was included in the pass, was very cool. We saw the Rocky Mountain Express which was very entertaining and informative.

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[4 of 5 customers found this review helpful]

Rushed thru Smart Home tour
By rsmith42330 from Central City KY on
Cons:
Rushed thru Smart Home,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Museum of Science and Industry Plus Omnimax:

Only disappointment was we paid for the Smart Home tour and was literally rushed thru the tour. We went thru the tour at 4:30 and felt like the guide was in too big of a hurry to get the tour done for the day.

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[5 of 5 customers found this review helpful]

Great for the whole family!
By dorko135 Verified Reviewer from San Antonio, TX on
Pros:
Hands On, Informational, Great Shows, Great variety of exhibits, Didn't wait in line, Lots to do, Great exhibits
Cons:
Almost too much to see,
Best Uses:
Hands on family learning,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Museum of Science and Industry Plus Omnimax:

There was so much to see, and just not enough time! LOTS of exhibits and hands on activities for everyone.

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[6 of 7 customers found this review helpful]

Great place to visit - again a must
By Lawrence Verified Reviewer from Manchester England on
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Museum of Science and Industry Plus Omnimax:

I have said in the reviews I have left that all the visits to the venues are great and this is no exception, the submarine was fantastic but unfortunately we could not get on board to see inside because we arrived late afternoon so I would advise people to get there early( like all the venues on any of your tours !!)

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Hours

Daily, 9:30 am-4:00 pm.
Extended hours during spring break, summer, and holidays.

Driving Directions

From the north: Head south on Lake Shore Drive and turn right onto 57th Street. Get in the left lane and follow 57th Street around to the Museum's west side. Turn left to enter the Museum's underground garage.

From the south: Via I-94: Take I-94 West to the Garfield Boulevard exit (exit 57). From the exit ramp, turn right and continue east on Garfield/55th for approximately one mile into the entrance of Washington Park. Bear right onto Morgan Drive for a half-mile, and bear right again onto Payne Drive for about a third of a mile, then turn left on Midway Plaisance. Continue east on Midway Plaisance for about a mile until it ends at Cornell Avenue, then turn left. You will see the Museum ahead on your right. Turn right at the 57th Street stoplight to enter our underground parking garage.

Public Transportation

Take CTA: Metra trains stop at the 57th Street station, just two blocks from the Museum’s north entrance. Buses #2, #6, #10, or #28 also have convenient stops two blocks away from the Museum.

Address

57th Street and Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
  • Open year-round
  • Good for families
  • Parking available
  • Restaurant or snack bar
  • Restrooms
  • Disabled access
  • Reservations not required

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At a Glance

Address

57th Street and Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637

Phone: (773) 684-1414

Website: Museum of Science and Industry

Adult Gate PriceChild Gate Price
$27.00 $18.00