MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
5700 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637 Directions
Model Train, U-505 On-Board Tour, Coal Mine, Teachers and Schools, Families, Creativity and Innovation, Groups and Field Trips, Communities Program, Education and Out-of-School Time Programs, Private Events, Exhibits & National Parks Adventure
'Museum of Science and Industry' is the most excellent science museum in the Western Hemisphere, and it offers the moments of exploration beyond its halls. MSI has a fantastic history as well as an emphasis on science and science education in the future. They establish learning experiences within and outside the classroom and eliminate barriers that prevent youth from engaging in teacher and school programs. It has more than 35,000 objects and almost 14 acres of hands-on activities designed to inspire imagination and scientific inquiry, with over 14 acres of inspiring displays and interactive experiences that alter every day. It also offers free admission to visitors.
Price: Adult - $16
Child (Ages 3-11) - $9
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LINCOLN PARK ZOO
2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614 Directions
Collections, Children Programs, Cafe, Food Service, Retail Shops, Conservation and Science Ice Sculptures, Adults and Families, Exhibits, Education and Teachers, Festival, Private Events, Daily and Outdoor Activities, Aquariums, Christmas Lights, Nature and Parks, Conservatory & Rentals
'Lincoln Park Zoo' was founded in 1868, and is dedicated to connecting people to nature through a free, family-oriented nature experience. It is a 35-acre, beautifully landscaped zoo, which is one of the few free-entry zoos in America. It has an excellent ape house that is one of the world's best assemblies of gorillas and chimpanzees. Tourists around the globe have spectacular wildlife and wild places. It offers top-quality animal care, awareness, science, and conservation. The exhibits of the zoo include large cats, gorillas, polar bears, penguins, turtles, monkeys, and other groups of about 1,100 animals of around 200 species. It affords free entry for the zoo.
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1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 Directions
Beautiful Building, Virtual Visits, Learning Centre, Venue Rentals, Special Exhibits, Research and Collections, Stuffed Animals, Tools, Evolving Planet, Exhibitions, Labs, Field Trips, Citizen Science, Conservation & Museum Archives
Field Museum is leading a journey over time to provide ideas for a bright future rich in nature and history. It has over 40 million specimens and artefacts, and they lead to innovative scientific research every day. Their collection developed from items on display at the Columbian Exhibition of the World in 1893. With 65,000 exhibits packed with historical sites and cultural artifacts, many of which later found a permanent place in Chicago, the show welcomed visitors. The field trip opportunities of the field museum provide thrilling, hands-on displays of science and social studies in a historic environment in Chicago.
Price: Adults - $26
Children (Ages 3 - 11) - $17
Seniors (Ages 65+) - $21
Students (W/Valid Id) - $21