Museum of Science and Industry

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Museum of Science and Industry

57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 684-1414
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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, MSI is a Chicago must-see! You’ll experience 14 acres of mind blowing, hands-on exhibits and have the chance to navigate through a mirror maze; manipulate a 40-foot tornado; climb aboard a World War II German submarine; take a run in a human-sized hamster wheel; descend into an Illinois coal mine; board a 727 hanging from the ceiling; transmit your pulse to a 13-foot, 3-D, beating heart; and much more! It’s fun and interactive!

  • Group Menu
  • AARP Discount
  • ADA Compliant
  • American Express
  • ATM Machine On-site
  • Discover
  • Family-friendly
  • Hours of Operation: 9:30am - 4pm every day. Extended hours during spring break, summer, and winter holidays.
  • Lunch
  • MasterCard
  • Miles from Downtown: 6.0
  • Military Discount
  • Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate: 15
  • Restaurant(s) On-site
  • Self-Parking Available: On-site
  • Special Interest Tours Offered
  • Student Group Friendly
  • Valet Parking Available
  • Visa
  • Average Visit/Tour Length: 3 hours
  • Complimentary Policy: 1 adult per 10 students
  • Group Discounts Available
  • Maximum Group Number: 10000
  • Minimum Group Number: 15
  • Motorcoach Parking: Off-site
  • Separate Group Entrance
  • Team Building Activities Offered
  • Team Building Programs
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  • Complete Buy-out Available
  • Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)
  • In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)
  • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 1200
  • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 3000
  • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 1200
  • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 12000
  • Max Venue Capacity: 12000
  • On-site Audio/Visual Equipment
  • On-Site Catering
  • Permanent Stage
  • Private Meeting Space Available