Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

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The Museum of Science and Industry is located in Jackson Park, between Lake Michigan and The University of Chicago. The museum was established in 1933.

This museum is an interactive learning museum where the patron can experience the exhibits by taking tours, use the web and mobile-based applications, watch videos about the exhibits, and complete activities in this museum. There is also a chance to explore the exhibits hands-on like the German submarine, the U-505. There is also an Omnimax Theater, hands-on events, and tours. There are online activities and learning labs that include rates for homeschooling groups. The Pioneer Zephyr, the first diesel-powered streamlined stainless-steel train, is on permanent display in the Entry Hall and has a free tour every 30 minutes during the day. The education department of the museum includes Center for the Advancement of Science Education (CASE) that helps inspire and engage youth in exploring and getting excited about the sciences.

The services at the museum include shops, restaurants, and vending machines. There are also amenities that can be useful such as the coat check, strollers and wheelchairs, and a nursing room. There are several different levels of admission fees for this museum, including tourist’s access. Patrons who live in the state can attend several days during the year free. 

Besides this science museum, there are two more science museums listed in Chicago. There's also one hundred and eleven attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago on the map above. If you need any other information on Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago that is not listed here, please call (773) 684-1414 or visit their website.

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