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About Museum Of Science And Industry, Chicago

In the Beautiful Palace of Fine Arts building, three floors are dedicated to the man’s discovery and exploration of the natural world. The 800 exhibits are incredible, and include some of humanity’s crowning scientific achievements; the Zephr train that broke the landspeed record in the 1930’s, a model coal mine, and an Appolo 8 module are the prime attractions, but they are only the tip of the iceberg. Take the kids and spend at least half the day. Then come back again in a few years. It never gets old, and it’s super children friendly. Be ahead of your time by planning a visit to Museum of science and industry in Chicago trip planner.

Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago is a marvelous attraction that provides a glance into the remarkable advancement made by man though the ages. Tickets for Museum of Science and Industry are reasonable priced and if you want the details of Museum of Science and Industry ticket prices then simply visit our ticketing portal for more information. Don’t waste your time standing in long queues for this attraction when you can simply buy tickets for Museum of Science and Industry online without having to wait unnecessarily. Apart from Museum of Science and Industry tickets you can also buy tickets for similar tours and at very discounted prices!

Museum Of Science And Industry Information

  • All children should be accompanied by an adult at least 18 years of age or older. 
  • Your own stroller and wheelchair is permitted inside the Museum, except in certain exhibits where posted. For the safety of guests, wagons are not permitted.

Museum Of Science And Industry Tickets Prices

Museum General Admission:

  • Adult– USD 18
  • Child (ages 3-11) – USD 11
  • Members– FREE

Ticket Packages:

Explorer 1

Museum Entry and ONE of the following: U-505 Submarine On-board Tour • Coal Mine• WOW! Tour • Omnimax film • Fab Lab • Future Energy Chicago• Brick by Brick

  • Adult– USD 27
  • Child(ages 3-11) – USD 18

Explorer 2

Museum Entry and TWO of the following: U-505 Submarine On-board Tour • Coal Mine • WOW! Tour • Omnimax film • Fab Lab • Future Energy Chicago • Brick by Brick

  • Adult – USD 36
  • Child (ages 3-11) – USD 25

Explorer 3

Museum Entry and THREE of the following: U-505 Submarine On-board Tour • Coal Mine • WOW! Tour • Omnimax film • Fab Lab • Future Energy Chicago • Brick by Brick

  • Adult – USD 45
  • Child (ages 3-11) – USD 32

How To Get To Museum Of Science And Industry by Public Transport

  • Museum of Science and Industry bus stop
  • 59th St. (University of Chicago) train station
  • 55th - 56th - 57th St. Metra train station

Restaurants Near Museum Of Science And Industry

  • Hot Doug’s
  • Becky’s Kitchen
  • Crab Steak

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Address: 5700 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637

Phone: +1-7736841414

Ticket Price: 36 USD

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

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  • This place is just plain awesome. One of the coolest museums I’ve ever been to. A lot of the attractions they actually encourage you to interact with. For example, I went to see a weather exhibit and they made a mini tornado that you can walk through! Definitely plan on spending a whole day there as there is so much to see and do!

  • Plan a whole day at this museum. We were only here for four hours and there was sooo much more to see. I was blown away with the building and the exhibits. Everything is just top notch and there is something for everyone. The virtual tornado and nearby weather exhibits were probably our favorite, but the robotics exhibit was also outstanding. And the U-505 and so on. They even presented the various video elements in very interesting ways that keep your attention and make you want to watch them. And since you will be there for a while, know that they cafeteria is also outstanding. Many excellent quality options. We will definitely be back the next time we visit the city.

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  • My father is a native Chicagoan who has always raved about this place, so I was excited to finally get to visit it. By all rights it SHOULD be an awesome museum, it boasts some amazing exhibits, but pretty much everything you would want to see costs an extra ticket fee ON TOP of what you pay just to walk in the door. Tour inside the U-Boat? $12. The Coal Mine? $12. Mirror maze? Lego exhibit? Flight simulators? There's a fee for each. To see the best exhibits this museum offers an individual could spend nearly $100, and it makes my head spin trying to imagine what it would cost a family. Now there's some cool stuff on the floor and in ancillary exhibits that anyone can enjoy, but it is irksome and disheartening to constantly approach an interesting-sounding exhibit entrance only to see one's path blocked by yet ANOTHER ticket booth. The Museum, of Science and Industry clearly has a lot to offer, but they would do better to raise the entrance price a bit and stop the panhandling. Under current circumstances I would not recommend this museum very highly to anyone, especially when Chicago has so many other fine institutions where your entrance fee entitles you to see almost anything you want.

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  • I went here last spring and have visited a few times before. I really enjoyed the miniature train with the scaled-down city of Chicago all the way to Seattle. So cool! I liked the Zephyr, the submarine, the life science exhibits like the baby chicks and the cycle of life. They even have machines where you can make your own toys. My favorite was the fairy castle. There is so much inventory that the museum staff rotate decorations for the holidays. There are even tiny books signed by famous authors! I had to buy a book (among others) about the little castle because I found it so interesting. Gift shops are cool. Drawbacks, and the reason for 3 stars: This place is expensive!! Everything costs a wad of money to explore. It adds up quick. Also, there should be limits on how many school groups they have at one time. Those kids were out of control and obnoxious. The staff and teachers/chaperones seemed to be oblivious to it. It ruins the overall experience. Even still, I'd still visit again in a heartbeat!

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  • Incredibly fun for all ages. The exhibits are highly interactive, exciting, and informative. The range of exhibits is considerable, from a storm center to a mirror maze to a gestation display to a fairy castle. The only way it could get better is if it was open after-hours for adults only.

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