A wheelie important reminder that MSI opens at 11 a.m. this Sunday due to the 16th Annual MB Bike the Drive street closures. Will you Bike the Drive? Wave hello to us as you turn around at the south end. Unless you're on a bike like this one from our "Art of the Bicycle" exhibit. Then you should use both hands for the turn. [ Bit.ly Link ]
In May 1944, Hunter-Killer Task Group 22.3 was formed, consisting of a small aircraft carrier escort named the USS Guadalcanal and five light destroyer escorts. By pooling their technologies and going on the offensive, Task Groups like 22.3 turned the tables on the U-boats. The hunters became the hunted. Want a chance to dive deeper into the story of the U-505 Submarine? Experts unravel the... View details ⇨
We’re days away from re-opening the upgraded and newly renamed Giant Dome Theater! Join us for a behind-the-scene look at the changes and updates to the former Omnimax Theater. The Giant Dome Theater will open next Monday, May 29, 2017. Check msichicago.org for more information on films, show times and tickets.
Escape today’s gloomy Chicago weather and explore the Museum of Science and Industry! Inside our Science Storms exhibit, you can make your own rainbow—no rain necessary. Plus, enjoy convenient, underground parking that shields you from the elements.
Love architecture? Two Frank Lloyd Wright Homes are part of a home tour this Sunday in Beverly. Want to see more Frank Lloyd Wright architecture? Our LEGO®-rendered version of Fallingwater in Brick by Brick features more than 21,000 bricks! [ Bit.ly Link ] #MSIbrick
One of our newest robots in Robot Revolution, RoboThespian, greets guests at the entrance. RoboThespian recently showcased their skills, along with their other robot friends, on WTTW - Chicago PBS's Chicago Tonight. Plan a visit now to see nearly 40 robots on display in Robot Revolution. [ Bit.ly Link ] #MSIrobot
Set off on an incredible journey of scientific discovery with our newest film, Amazon Adventure. Opening May 29, guests will take the same 1840s expedition as naturalist and explorer Henry Walter Bates, whose work in the Amazon rainforest led to a new understanding of how and why species evolve. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Do you know a teenager who loves MSI and science? The Museum is looking to create a Youth Advisory Committee to share their ideas on how we can better engage youth audiences! Eligible youth ages 14 to 17 are encouraged to apply by May 26. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Today is National Astronaut Day! To celebrate, register for our upcoming presentation on Saturday, May 13. We’ll have two NASA scientists who are helping send humans and robots deeper into space present at MSI about their efforts.
Build an unforgettable family trip this weekend! See 13 LEGO®-built structures inside our Brick by Brick exhibit, then save your ticket to get buy one, get one free admission to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago in Schaumburg.
On this date in 1893, the World's Columbian Exposition opened in Chicago. These photos from the fair highlight a portion of the White City, including the Museum of Science and Industry, which was constructed originally as the Palace of Fine Arts.
If you've seen our Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze exhibit, you know we have a thing for visually pleasing patterns. We could watch this video of a woodcarver shaving logarithmic spirals all day long.