Museum of Science and Industry Chicago includes the Henry Crown Space Center, home to everything from rocket models to the Apollo 8 capsule, the first manned spacecraft to orbit the moon. Learn about different space missions and the journey behind the scenes to get astronauts into outer space, check out the hands-on re-creation of the International Space Station, and try the VR Spacewalk to see what it’s like to walk outside a space station.

Nearby Attractions

Chicago is a vibrant city that offers some of the most popular museums in the country, like the Field Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago. Visit Choose Chicago for information on other attractions in the city to explore.

RVer Tips

Museum of Science and Industry Chicago has an underground parking garage that includes spaces for oversized vehicles in the Blue (D) section. In this section, height clearance is an initial 8 feet 2 inches and reduces to 7 feet 2 inches (check signs).

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