Exhibit on sea creatures that survive without blood, bones, or brains.
Exhibit chronicling the evolution of modern medicine, featuring historical surgical tools, paintings, prints, and sculptures, and including over 200 preserved human specimens. $22, $16 seniors and students, $12 kids 4-13
An exhibit showcasing new technology and innovations in agriculture, transportation, entertainment, energy, and more, presented through videos, models, and prototypes of inventions.
Featuring the restored Gemini 12 spacecraft and artifacts commemorating the 40th anniversary of its mission and other lunar adventures; astro labs and various historical space reading devices; interactive displays on galaxies, planets, and other nonterrestrial entities. The museum's regular sky shows start on the half hour, virtual reality presentations every 90 minutes.
Exhibit curated by Daniela C. Bono that examines the art, objects, documents, and first-hand accounts of life on Cyprus since the 1974 Turkish invasion.
New permanent exhibit that re-creates tornadoes, lightning, tsunamis, avalanches, and other natural phenomena to explore the science of storms.
This permanent exhibit explores health, well-being, and the workings of the human body.
Artifacts from between the Arctic and the tip of South America highlighting 13,000 years of survivor skills utilized by the early Pueblo communities of the American southwest, the Incas of South America, and other cultures throughout the hemisphere.
See chicagohistory.org for schedule and details.
A permanent exhibition that allows visitors to watch scientists doing genetic research at the museum's Pritzker Laboratory.
French Gothic ivories, Renaissance paintings, an enamel and ivory casket reputed to have once contained relics of Saint Teresa of Avila, and other European works.
This permanent exhibition reopens with displays of gemstones as they're found in nature, after they're cut and polished, and in jewelry by top designers.