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May 28, 2014 12:45 pm
U-505 EXHIBIT AT MSI  – THE BASICS

U-505 EXHIBIT AT MSI – THE BASICS

The exhibition covers 35,000 square feet of space at the museum.

May 25, 2014 3:30 am Photos

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Museum honors 70th anniversary of U-505's capture

Museum honors 70th anniversary of U-505's capture

The Museum of Science and Industry is honoring the 70th anniversary of the capture of the German submarine, U-505, by American forces in World War II.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am
BOB HEISSE: Korean War vets' stories worth seeing

BOB HEISSE: Korean War vets' stories worth seeing

One by one, videos of Korean War veterans from our region are being added to the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: On the hunt for readers with U-505 Sub stories for 70th Anniversary

OFFBEAT: On the hunt for readers with U-505 Sub stories for 70th Anniversary

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am
U-505 German Submarine at Chicago Museum of Science and Industry Vintage Postcard

U-505 German Submarine at Chicago Museum of Science and Industry Vintage Postcard

The U-505 German Submarine at Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, is shown in the previous exterior location on a vintage postcard prior to the exhibit being added to the interior.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am
Museum veteran volunteers at Porter County Museum

Museum veteran volunteers at Porter County Museum

VALPARAISO | Ted Swigon knows a thing or two about story telling.

May 02, 2014 4:57 pm
Crown Point students demonstrate robotics at Chicago museum

Crown Point students demonstrate robotics at Chicago museum

CROWN POINT | Students at St. Mary Catholic Community School started National Robotics Week earlier this month at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, where they demonstrated how their robots work.

April 26, 2014 12:00 am
'Flight of the Butterflies' soaring at Museum of Science and Industry

'Flight of the Butterflies' soaring at Museum of Science and Industry

A colorful, educational and fascinating film was recently unveiled at the Omnimax Theater at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fairy castle's renovation becomes an exhibit

Fairy castle's renovation becomes an exhibit

Colleen Moore's iconic fairy tale castle at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is in the midst of a makeover.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Apollo 8 astronaut marks 1968 broadcast to Earth

Apollo 8 astronaut marks 1968 broadcast to Earth

CHICAGO | Standing by a part of the Apollo 8 spacecraft he once rode, retired astronaut James Lovell on Monday read the 1968 Christmastime broadcast from the day he and two others became the first humans to orbit the moon.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

Former astronaut Jerry Ross speaks to Chicago area youth Friday about his time in the space program. Ross, a Crown Point native, visited with students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

October 04, 2013 12:00 am
Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

Former astronaut Jerry Ross speaks to Chicago area students, including those from Avicenna Academy in Crown Point, about his time in the space program at an event Friday at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. 

October 04, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Jay Cutler, fruitcake contest are Santa Claus, Ind. claims-to-fame

OFFBEAT: Jay Cutler, fruitcake contest are Santa Claus, Ind. claims-to-fame

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Museum of Science and Industry updates make for fun visit

If you haven’t been to the Museum of Science and Industry in the past few years, this is a great time to revisit an old friend.

June 18, 2013 8:15 pm
Museum of Science and Industry's Christmas Around the World fun for all ages

Museum of Science and Industry's Christmas Around the World fun for all ages

Visitors to Christmas Around the World will stroll through 50 trees decorated by local ethnic communities, enjoy intermittent falling "snow" and see performances on the Holiday Stage.

December 10, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Holidays a perfect season to enjoy Charlie Brown and Snoopy in Chicago museum exhibit

OFFBEAT: Holidays a perfect season to enjoy Charlie Brown and Snoopy in Chicago museum exhibit

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 17, 2012 12:00 am
Charlie Brown and Christmas Tree by Charles M. Schulz

Charlie Brown and Christmas Tree by Charles M. Schulz

Charlie Brown and the Great Exhibit is a temporary exhibit that continues at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago through Feb. 18, 2012.

November 17, 2012 12:00 am
Flaming Pumpkin Science Show at Museum of Science and Industry for Halloween

Flaming Pumpkin Science Show at Museum of Science and Industry for Halloween

Flaming pumpkins, "slime" and other surprises are part of the October Halloween activities at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.

October 04, 2012 12:00 am
The Science of Spooky: Museum of Science and Industry offering scary fun in October

The Science of Spooky: Museum of Science and Industry offering scary fun in October

Having the Halloween spirit equals a chance to educate and entertain all ages according to the staff at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.

October 04, 2012 12:00 am
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