The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago

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Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation
Photo of The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz/Artefaqs Corporation

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The Museum of Science and Industry
Formerly:Rosenwald Industrial Museum
Formerly:Field Museum of Natural History
Formerly:Fine Arts Building

5700 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, Hyde Park 60637
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Quick Facts
Timeline
  • September, 2010: This building was named #31 on Chicago Magazine's list of the Top 40 Buildings in Chicago.
Notes
  • Architect: Charles B. Atood
  • This is the only building left from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition that is still in its original location.
  • According to a 1997 Chicago Tribune article, this was among several Chicago buildings that Disney imagineers used as inspiration when they constructed Walt Disney World in Florida.
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  i was in the army in 1963 in jackson pk. This was a facination for me. the sub was superb

glenn smith - Sunday, November 19th, 2006 @ 7:33pm  

  Wow, I can't believe that only half of the readers of this site like this building. It is one of the only surviving structures from the 1893 World Fair.

Joe - Friday, April 14th, 2006 @ 8:33pm