Museum of Science and Industry
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.
The Museum of Science and Industry says there is no doubt you’ll be blown away by “the thinks you can think” as you explore the wacky mind of Theodor Seuss Geisel, known to most people as the legendary Dr. Seuss.
A digital media analyst from the Uptown neighborhood will become the second person to spend a month as a full-time resident of the Museum of Science and Industry.
The field has been narrowed down six contestants vying for a chance to live inside the Museum of Science and Industry.
Chicago school students are getting freebies, but they have to earn them.
The third installment of the “Body Worlds” exhibit will close this coming Monday at the Museum of Science and Industry, but the museum will keep the exhibit open for extended hours for anyone who missed it.
The Museum of Science and Industry is now accepting applications again for its second “Month at the Museum” contest.
A woman and a child are hospitalized in good condition after the vehicle they were in plunged into a lagoon near the Museum of Science and Industry Saturday morning in the Hyde Park neighborhood.
The “Month at the Museum” contest is back this year at the Museum of Science and Industry.
The top 300 science projects from Chicago Public School students in grades 7 through 12 were on display this weekend at the Museum of Science and Industry.