Museum of Science and Industry
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“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.”
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The Art Institute of Chicago would like to raise admission fees by as much as $5 and the Museum of Science and Industry would hike entry fees by as much as $3 in the coming weeks, under a proposal laid out in city documents.
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This might be my most favorite museum in Chicago. It doesn’t have the stiffness of the Field Museum and everything is hands-on. The museum has done a lot of improvements in the past couple of years to take it beyond the ‘80s style exhibits into more, flashy 21st century displays. If you haven’t been in awhile, it might be time to make a visit back to the largest science center in the Western Hemisphere to enjoy what they have to offer.