Free Days at Museum of Science and Industry for Illinois Residents

Discover the power of curiosity all month long at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. Illinois residents can receive FREE Museum Entry on select weekdays throughout September beginning September 3.

On September 3-5, 9-12, 16-19, 23-26, Illinois residents can experience more than a dozen exciting hangs-on exhibits at no cost, including:

Science Storms: Watch a powerful 20-foot Tesla Coil shoot of 1.5 million volts of lighting right above your head.

YOU! The Experience: Explore what makes humans so fascinating with a giant, 13 foot tall digital heart and a human-sized hamster wheel. 

Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze: Navigate through a winding, seemingly endless mirror maze and discover the mathematical patterns that surround us every day. 

U-505 Submarine: Learn about the remarkable World War II story of the capture of the U-505 submarine alongside the sub itself. 

Free Days at Museum of Science and Industry for Illinois Residents

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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