Alumni Day

Alumni Day

Science and Technology Alumni Day at the Museum of Science and Industry

The College of Technology Alumni Board invites you and your family to join fellow alumni at the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere and interact with exhibits like:

  • Science Storms
  • The Idea Factory
  • Net World
  • Fast Forward: Inventing the Future
  • Toy Maker 300: An Adventure in Automation
  • Farm Tech


Sunday, July 28, 2013


Museum of Science and Industry
500 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637

Schedule of Events:

10:00 AM - Registration (entry hall in front of Zephyr Train)
10:00 AM – 5:30 PM - Explore the Museum
1:30 PM - 2:3- PM - Ice Cream Social, Columbian Room
*mini experiments for kids!

Discounted Ticket Prices:

$8.50 for children (ages 3-11)
$12.75 for adults (12 – 64)
$8.50 for seniors (65 +)
*admission free to Museum members
*cash or check only – payable to Purdue Research Foundation


click here to RSVP



The Museum of Science and Industry is located in the beautiful Hyde Park neighborhood—just steps away from Lake Michigan and minutes from downtown Chicago.

By Car

From the north

Head south on Lake Shore Drive and turn right onto 57th Street. Get in the left lane and follow 57th Street around to the Museum's west side. Turn left to enter the Museum's underground garage.

From the south

Via I-94: Take I-94 West to the Garfield Boulevard exit (exit 57). From the exit ramp, turn right and continue east on Garfield/55th for approximately one mile into the entrance of Washington Park. Bear right onto Morgan Drive for a half-mile, and bear right again onto Payne Drive for about a third of a mile, then turn left on Midway Plaisance. Continue east on Midway Plaisance for about a mile until it ends at Cornell Avenue, then turn left. You will see the Museum ahead on your right. Turn right at the 57th Street stoplight to enter our underground parking garage.

Via the Indiana Toll Road and Chicago Skyway: Exit the I-90 Chicago Skyway at Stony Island Avenue. Continue north on Stony Island for about a mile. As you approach E. 68th Street, move to the right two lanes so that you can bear right to follow Cornell Drive. Take Cornell Drive north about one mile, and turn right at the 57th Street stoplight to enter the parking garage.

From the west

Follow 290 East or 55 North to Lake Shore Drive. Go south on Lake Shore Drive. Exit right on 57th Drive. You'll need to be in the left-hand lane as you follow the curve around to the west side of the building and Cornell Drive. Turn left to enter the Museum's underground garage.