Museum of Science and Industry
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.
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.
For all those hoping to catch a great exhibit in the new year ahead, these upcoming features are well worth considering.
Christmastime is here at the Museum of Science and Industry.
The coal mine and the U-505 have some new competition at the Museum of Science and Industry, which is now also hosting “Charlie Brown and The Great Exhibit.”
From sea jellies to comic strips, the Chicagoland area has a number of fun museum exhibits scheduled for this fall.
This 1890s-era gift from Japan is tucked away behind the Museum of Science and Industry. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan pays a visit.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he is excited about a new Cultural Plan being finalized for the City of Chicago.
The city is set to unveil a plan Monday for making Chicago an even greater cultural destination.
Robots for love, war and cleaning your room are all on display at the Museum of Science and Industry for National Robotics Week.
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.
Unless you work in the science field, chances are your days of conducting cool experiments are over. Go back to class with “MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition,” which opens March 15 at the Museum of Science and Industry.
It’s that day that only comes once every four years, when women are purportedly supposed to propose to men, and when full-grown adults who are actually 28 years old get to celebrate their 7th birthdays.
There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy event in Chicago. Check out our quick guide to five can’t-miss picks for March.
Officials planning the NATO and G8 summits have launched a campaign to convince Chicago residents that the upcoming meetings will be more than worth the inconvenience they might cause.
A Bulls celebrity spent the day signing autographs for hundreds of children in an early Christmas event the Museum of Science and Industry on Sunday.
You don’t have to stray far from home to travel around the world this Christmas. Take a trip around the globe right here via the vibrant and diverse museums and neighborhoods of Chicago.
The Museum of Science and Industry has completed a major exterior restoration project, thanks in part to a $400,000 federal grant.
The second participant in the Museum of Science and Industry’s “Month at the Museum” program is wrapping up his 30-day stay.
Visiting Chicago’s museums is an enriching experience, but it can be prohibitively expensive. Most area museums schedule free days each year, and Illinois residents can take advantage of extra discounts. Read on for a round up of free days for the rest of 2011 – now you’ll know where to go the next time you have an unexpected day off.