Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
This is my favorite museum in the city, and it's right here in Hyde Park! It's got everything—a gigantic model train layout, an interactive coal mining simulation, an *entire submarine*, and so much more! It's a great visit no matter how much or how little time you have.
The Museum of Science Industry is one of the largest science museums in the world. It holds 1000's of hands on exhibits that helps people learn how things work. This museum is interactive and fun for kids. It houses a U-505 German Submarine that you can walk through. The museum is open daily from…