Museum of Science and Industry

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 8 publications
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8 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

The Museum of Science and Industry has been a Chicago Institution for quite some time. During the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, it was The Palace of Fine Arts. Full review →



Tour a captured U-505 German Sub, take a trip into a coal mine, walk through a model of the human heart, or watch genetically engineered chicks hatch.


Fodor's Tick@2x 6171d377f4bdf64b73cd1497a953795e983e401b43d55aa4aa744f373ea2f30b Choice

The sprawling open space has 2,000 exhibits on three floors, with new exhibits added constantly. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Even if you don't plan on spending the day in Hyde Park, you'll likely pass through the neighborhood on your way to one of Chicago's most popular tourist attractions. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick@2x 6171d377f4bdf64b73cd1497a953795e983e401b43d55aa4aa744f373ea2f30b Top Choice

Sure, the nine permanent exhibits of this enormous museum examine just about every aspect of life on Earth, but its pleasures are in the details. Full review →


Michelin Guide 55

One of Chicago's most popular attractions. Dedicated to presenting science, industry and technology in an entertaining way. Full review →


Time Out

If you’re into exhibits loaded with interactive bells and whistles, this expansive Hyde Park locale is your ticket. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Spread across roughly 14 acres, Chicago's Museum of Science & Industry is one of the world’s largest museums, with more than 35,000 artifacts displayed in 2,000-plus interactive exhibits. Full review →

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