Museum of Science and Industry reopening
Where: Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S Lake Shore Dr., 773-684-1414.
When: Sunday, March 7, 2021 Hours: Wednesdays through Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Some visit dates may have already sold out. 2021 Free Chicago Museum Days
Museum of Science and Industry reopening – 2021 free days
|September||8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30|
|November||3, 10, 17|
Whats open and closed
Many exhibits have been modified or adapted to create physical distancing, including reduced capacity in the Giant Dome Theater. Tours inside Coal Mine and on-board the U-505 submarine are suspended. The U-505 Submarine exhibit is open. The Idea Factory and Future Energy Chicago exhibits are closed.
All Museum guests must reserve timed-entry tickets to enter. Book your tickets in advance to reserve your preferred date and time with fast and contact-less admission when you arrive.
Review food options for your visit
Our Brain Food Court is open with salads, sandwiches and coffee beverages. Snacks and beverages from Lower Level vending machines can be enjoyed in the nearby designated eating area outside Ships Gallery. Face coverings may only be removed while actively eating when seated in designated areas, and for momentary drinking from water bottles elsewhere.
Includes access to most permanent exhibits, including Science Storms and Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze, as well as select temporary exhibitions.
Adult – $21.95
Child ages 3-11 – $12.95
Get a stylus when you enter
You’ll be given a disposable rubber-tipped stylus after your tickets are scanned. Use the stylus (not your finger) to touch any screens or buttons in exhibits.
Weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday @ 9:30 am-4:00 pm (starting March 7, 2021)