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Robotics Show

Celebrate National Robotics Week by bringing the family to the Museum of Science and Industry’s Robots at the Museum April 7-8 and 14-15, and stay at the VERY nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

Robots at the Museum is just plain fun, but there is an educational purpose to this very timely topic. View robots on display, interact with robots, hear talks by robotics professors and watch a live robot competition!

Find out if robots will someday rule the world at the Robot Block Party! Explore the world of robots and robotic devices. You will see cool bots that have been designed by Chicago area university, student and amateur teams! Top academic scholars from the field of robotics science will be presenting demonstrations and giving talks! Learn how robotic applications will become a part of everyday life, domestic, medical and in the workplace!

Don’t miss the BotBall Championship, as junior high and senior high school teams from around the Chicagoland area attempt to destroy each other’s robotic fighting machines.

The Museum of Science and Industry is located at 5700 South Lake Shore Drive. For more information, go online to and follow the prompts. Regular museum entry ticket lets your family into Robots at the Museum. And you can stop by other exhibits such as the famous Coal Mine, the U-505 submarine on-board tour, the Brick by Brick Lego Exhibit, and much more.

Make your Robots at the Museum experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park, just a short walk away from the Museum of Science and Industry. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet, Friday nights.