Bring the family to Chicago’s famed Museum of Science and Industry for January Illinois Free Days and stay just a walk away at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!
The Museum of Science and Industry has so many wonderful exhibits and activities, it would take days to see it all. And Illinois residents can, by taking advantage of free admission on January 6-10, 13-17, 20-24 and 27-31! The coal mine, submarine exhibit and Omnimax films are not included.
What’s happening at the Museum of Science and Industry? See the ColleenMooreFairyCastle! The castle, completed by silent film star Colleen Moore in 1935, is full of hand-crafted miniatures and artifacts. This includes a painting by Walt Disney and donations from famous people around the world. Chem-Mystery features the science behind blended chemicals. See ordinary household products transformed by mixing them together. The Vortex Show creates a forty foot high vortex and demonstrates how tornadoes are formed.
And! There is the Apollo Eight space capsule, the United Boeing 727 aircraft, the Henry Crown Space Center, the Take Flight Exhibit and so much more!
The Museum of Science and Industry is located at 5700 South Lake Shore Drive. For more information call (773) 684-1414.
Make your Museum of Science and Industry Free Days experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in Hyde Park. 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.