MSI celebrates 75 years

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image ap"><span>AP</span></div><span class="caption-text">Museum of Science and Industry &#40;MSI&#41; in Chicago, Illinois, is the only surviving building from the 1893 World Columbian Exposition shown on July 28, 1947. This building is known as the former Palace of Fine Arts and is a National Historic Landmark. &#40;AP Photo&#41;</span></div>
June 19, 2008 9:57:23 AM PDT
Visit the Museum of Science and Industry- for free.The MSI is celebrating its 75th anniversary with free general admission for all guests from June 17-22.

Plus, plenty of birthday events over the weekend:

  • June 19- grand cake-cutting ceremony and a performance by a mad scientist
  • June 20- multimedia show of lasers, lights and fireworks
  • June 21-Radio Disney Party Patrol
  • June 22- Movie night on the front lawn

Check out the full schedule of free events!

The special exhibits-- including U-505 submarine tour, Omnimax theater, and Smart Home-- require additional tickets at a fee.