Visiting the Museum of Science and Industry is one of the top 10 things to do in Chicago - the whole family will enjoy the unique, hands-on exhibits.

Visit the Museum of Science and Industry with your Go Chicago pass

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass
  • Access all permanent Museum of Science and Industry exhibits
  • Enjoy a film screening at the five-story Giant Dome Theater
  • Your pass gives you access to many more attractions in Chicago 

Explore 14 acres of mind-blowing exhibits at MSI - the largest science museum in the country. It's housed in the only remaining building from the famous 1893 World's Columbian Exposition's 'White City,' and offers a variety of hands-on, dynamic activities and exhibits for guests of all ages.

Hours of Operation

Daily: 9:30AM - 4PM
Last admission at 3:30PM

Closings & Holidays

Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice. Extended hours during spring break, summer, and holidays. Please check their website for updated hours and special events

Know before you go

Getting In: Simply show your Go Chicago pass to gain entry into the Museum of Science and Industry. Select special exhibits, including the U-505 on-board tour, may require an additional timed-entry ticket to be purchased. All subject to availability. 

Please Note: Select special exhibits, including the U-505 on-board tour, may require an additional timed-entry ticket to be purchased. All subject to availability. Convenient indoor parking available. Museum of Science Industry parking is easy. They have an underground garage so you don’t need to worry. You can find the entrance at the northwest corner of the building, at E. 57th Street and S. Cornell Ave.

Getting there

Museum of Science and Industry

US, IL, Chicago, 60637, 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive,

Address

57th Street and Lake Shore Drive 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive,
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Closest Subway Stop

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