CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry is celebrating its
The facility on the city’s South Side is opening a new exhibit Wednesday to
mark the occasion.
Curators say the “80 at 80” exhibit will feature a collection of dozens of
rarely displayed artifacts from the museum’s vast collection. They include a
giant Paul Bunyan statue and a 1909 version of GPS.
The exhibit will run through February 2.
MSI opened its doors on June 19, 1933 and was the first museum in North
America to feature interactive exhibits. Last year, more than 1.4 million
people visited the museum.