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Museum of Science and Industry

 
The Museum is housed in the only remaining building from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition.It was built as the fair’s Palace of Fine Arts by Burnham & Root architect Charles Atwood and is now the largest science center in the Western Hemisphere.
Address: Chicago, IL, 60637    
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Website: Museum of Science and Industry
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Museum Mission
To inspire the inventive genius in everyone.
Museum Vision
To inspire and motivate our children to reach their full potential in science, technology, medicine and engineering.
Facilities   
The Museum is housed in the only remaining building from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. It was built as the fair’s Palace of Fine Arts by Burnham & Root architect Charles Atwood and is now the largest science center in the Western Hemisphere.
Our facilities include:
• More than 400,000 square feet of exhibit space
• Chicago’s only five-story, domed Omnimax® theater
• Restaurants: The Brain Food Court, Brain Food Café and Finnegan’s Ice Cream Parlor
• Gift Shops: The Big Idea, The Galaxy Shop, The Kid’s Stop and the The U-505 Store
• A student and teacher e-learning center with videoconferencing capability
• An 800-seat auditorium and two smaller theater spaces
• Sevem learning lab areas for special educational programming
• Convenient indoor parking connected to the Museum’s Great Hall ticketing area
• Wheelchair and stroller rental and coat check facilities
Audience
• In 2007, the Museum welcomed 1.67 million guests; we have welcomed more than 175 million guests in our 75-year history!
• We hosted more than 280,000 children in school groups in 2007.

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Address and Phone Number
57th Street and Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL, 60637

Website: Museum of Science and Industry  The Museum is housed in the only remaining building from the 1893 Worlds Columbian Exposition.

 
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