Museum of Science and Industry
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- 98%Family Travelers
- 68%Local Culture
- 56%Budget Travelers
- 56%History Buffs
- 56%Art & Design Lovers
- 51%Outdoor Enthusiasts
Member Reviews (81)
- Museum of Science and IndustryMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Jan 19, 2014
The Museum of Science and Industry is the only building still standing from the 1893 World's Fair. Originally named the Palace of Fine Arts, it housed artwork, and was the only building to be made fireproof. After the fair, the original exterior plaster was replaced with limestone, fortifying the building and extending its life. While the exterior is no longer white, the museum is still an accurate representation of what visitors to the fair saw more than 120 years ago.
- Museum of Science and IndustryMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 4Nov 05, 2013
The special exhibitions are what make the Museum of Science in industry. Otherwise, can feel a bit dated. Do your research ahead of time to make sure there is something you'd like to see.
- Museum of Science and IndustryOct 19, 2013
Crazy cool museum of science and technology that will fascinate any pre-teen, and some teens and adults, too. It's located on the South Side of Chicago, not far from the University of Chicago campus. Drive down and plan on spending all day inside.
- Museum of Science and IndustryMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Oct 16, 2013
One of the best science museums on the planet. What's really special about this place is the size. It's huge, with high ceilings and vast halls. In the halls are thing you usually see outdoors, like real train, and planes and automobiles, reinforcing the feeling that technology is amazing.
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- Museum of Science and IndustryMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 4Sep 13, 2013
I don't know of anyone that won't agree with that. There's so much to do and so much to see. It's virtually all interactive from the fairy castle to the coal mine. It was one of my favorite places to go as a child, and since I've had my son, I've only wished that anything we've done would match up to it.
- Museum of Science and IndustrySep 13, 2013
This place in incredible. Some of the best, most truly involvingly interactive exhibits I've ever seen. The submarine tour is worth it for older kids (provided they aren't claustrophobic), but the real stars are the exhibits that wed the principles of science to their real-world manifestations, like Science Storms, which demonstrates the origins of topical phenomena like tsunamis and tornadoes.