Science Museums in Chicago

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Science Museums in Chicago

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  • ELMOSH
    California90 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting museum, we enjoyed that it is interactive and educational, my son likes the chicks hatching and the space section. I enjoyed the 007 special exhibit and beating my family on the relaxing brain waves game.
    Written 16 June 2024
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  • Caitlin H
    Kansas40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful and historic Chicago building that has been skillfully retrofitted for wheelchair accessibility. Multiple bathroom configurations available depending on your personal needs.

    Educational and fun exhibits, including their ticked experiences.
    Written 9 June 2024
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  • PickyTraveler02
    delaware33 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun, interactive exhibits where you learn something about human behavior and likely things about your own. Free and enlightening. Bright and friendly space. On MI Ave- across from Art Institute. Would be fun with a partner or friend group- gave us much to talk about. If there's time and you're inclined- you can participate in short research studies. We'll go back.
    Written 15 December 2023
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  • Tawnee C
    Rockford, IL11 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a charming and quirky little museum just south of Lincoln Park. It's not very big, but the admission price is very affordable. If you have any interest in health sciences or medicine, this is a must see. I most enjoyed the different skulls in the cabinet of curiosities, but the jars of gallstones and kidney stones was also quite something to behold. Definitely recommend. You will come away having learned quite a bit about the history of medicine and the surgical sciences.
    Written 30 May 2023
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