Robot Block Party

Celebrate National Robotics Week by bringing the family to the Museum of Science and Industry’s Robot Block Party April 4-12 and stay at the VERY nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

Find out if robots will some day rule the world at the Robot Block Party! (Heck, this blog is being written by a robot named Gene!) Explore the world of robots and robotic devices at this fantastic new Museum of Science and Industry show. 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 on April 11, 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. Regular museum entry ticket lets your family into the Robot Block Party.

And enjoy all the other exciting exhibits, including the World War II submarine and the coal mine! Stroll outside and inhale spring through the Japanese gardens, just south of the museum campus!

Make your Robot Block Party 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.