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Best Science Exhibits In Chicago

The following wonderful exhibits feed the curiosity gene with some answers, more questions and stimulating thoughts about life: past, present and future.

08/11/2014

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South Side Museums Form “Museum Campus South”

Seven museums on the South Side have banded together to try to raise their profiles, and get more people to visit them.

07/24/2014

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Guide To A Long Weekend In Chicago

Here are a few of the most fun places to stay and eat and things to see while you plan your long weekend in the Windy City.

06/21/2014

The German submarine U-505 has been on display at the Museum of Science and Industry since 1954. (Scott Brownell, Museum of Science and Industry)

WWII Sailor Recalls Capture Of U-505: ‘All Hell Broke Loose’

One of the last surviving U.S. sailors who helped board and capture the German submarine U-505 during World War II was at the Museum of Science and Industry on Wednesday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the U-boat’s capture.

06/04/2014

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Museum Of Science And Industry To Present ‘Robot Revolution’

A new exhibit at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry will let visitors see firsthand how robots are changing the way people live and work.

05/20/2014

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Claypool: Whistleblower Off-Base On CTA Budget

A former CTA employee who says he was axed for blowing the whistle on what he called unrealistic budget projections “has no clue what he’s talking about,’’ CTA President Forrest Claypool said Wednesday

05/15/2014

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Chicago’s Best Attractions For Kids

While it may be difficult to pick just one, some of Chicago’s best attractions for kids include museums, zoos, discovery centers, LEGOS and dolls.

03/15/2014

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Museum Of Science And Industry Selling Prints From Photo Collection

If you’ve always wished you could own one of the photos on display at the Museum of Science and Industry, now’s your chance.

03/13/2014

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Former Astronaut Re-Enacts Apollo 8 Broadcast At MSI

Apollo Eight astronaut James Lovell helped re-enact the famous Christmas Eve broadcast as the capsule orbited the moon in 1968, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

12/23/2013

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Guide To Chicago For The Holidays

Are you headed to Chicago for the holidays and need to know where to eat and what to do? This guide will get you started and help you have a memorable experience in the Windy City.

12/21/2013

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Best Tourist Attractions In Chicago Worth The Hype

Chicago is one of those wonderful cities where it’s just about impossible to be bored. Here are a few of the tourist attractions that are worth the hype they generate.

11/23/2013

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Best Unique Holiday Experiences For Kids In Chicago

Bundle up and head out for some fun this winter break with the following five holiday activities in Chicago.

11/08/2013

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New Exhibit At Museum Of Science And Industry Teaches Kids About Energy

“Kids today will be the ones discovering and implementing the energy solutions of tomorrow,” Museum President David Mosena said. “It’s imperative to engage them in this vitally important topic.”

09/18/2013

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2 Investigators: Tourist Spots Fail Food Inspections

You would think that some of the busiest restaurants in the city — those located in tourist destinations — would be some of the safest. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

07/18/2013

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Best Permanent Exhibits In Chicago

Chicago has many wonderful permanent exhibits in its museums. Individuals and families can experience the cultural diversity of Chicago and also have excellent learning experiences by visiting the permanent exhibits.

07/15/2013

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Best Railroad Experiences Near Chicago For Kids

There are many opportunities for kids to experience railroads and trains near Chicago.

06/28/2013

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It Pays To Be A Blackhawks Fan This Weekend

There’s plenty for Blackhawks fans to celebrate lately. Their second Stanley Cup in four years. Patrick Kane being named the playoff MVP. A victory parade through downtown and a rally at Grant Park on Friday.

06/27/2013

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Museum Of Science And Industry Marks 80th Anniversary

The museum opened its new “80 at 80″ exhibit, featuring 80 artifacts from the museum’s collection, including several rarely seen items.

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Best Exhibits To Visit This Summer In Chicago

Don’t let the heat beat you this summer. Cool off by exploring these new Chicago museum exhibits.

05/06/2013

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Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In Chicago

Presidents Day isn’t always seen as a holiday that marks great attention, like Memorial Day or Labor Day. However, unleash your inner patriot by learning about the great presidents of our nation or the richness in American history in Chicago and you might have a better appreciation for this national holiday.

02/18/2013

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