Museum of Science and Industry Chicago

Take Flight: Vintage 727 Exhibit Soars to New Heights

Take Flight: Vintage 727 Exhibit Soars to New Heights

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In 1994, Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry opened “Take Flight,” one of their most popular exhibits featuring the fuselage of a retired Boeing 727 passenger plane. Today, more than 25 years later, Studio Matthews (exhibit designers) and Belle & Wissell (media experience designers) have redesigned the exhibit’s displays while updating the story of commercial aviation for 21st century visitors.

Mad for Math

Numbers in Nature exhibit at MSI Chicago

The Museum of Science and Industry Chicago uses digital technology and nature’s own graphic language to teach visitors about math.

When the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago conceived its latest permanent exhibit, the design brief was concise and non-negotiable: Create an artful and immersive way for visitors to explore the beauty of mathematical patterns found in nature. And make it cool.

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