The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago unexpectedly shut down on Wednesday for maintenance.

The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago announced that it will be closed on Wednesday for unplanned maintenance. While the specifics of the maintenance were not disclosed in the media announcement and posted on the museum’s website, visitors who purchased advance tickets will be refunded or can reschedule their visit by calling 773-684-1414.

The museum, located at 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, is currently hosting three exhibitions: “007 Science: Inventing the World of James Bond,” “The Blue Paradox,” and the Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition. Visitors can explore the science and technology behind the iconic movie franchise in “007 Science,” witness the impact of plastic pollution in the ocean with “The Blue Paradox,” and view artworks from local artists in “Black Creativity.”

For film enthusiasts, the Giant Dome Theater is showing “Dark Universe,” “Michael Jordan to the Max,” and “Tornado Alley” until May 17. The theater provides an immersive experience to learn about science and technology through various exhibits and displays.

The museum is scheduled to reopen for normal hours on Thursday, offering visitors a chance to explore its interactive exhibits and displays that aim to educate, inspire, and ignite curiosity about science and technology.

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