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Admission for Two or One-Year Individual or Family Membership to International Museum of Surgical Science (Half Off)

Near North Side

91% of 239 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

More than 600 art pieces and 7,000 medical artifacts—including a working iron lung—trace the advancement of surgery throughout history

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Expires 360 days after purchase. Limit 10 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid for special exhibitions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Science can be a frightening word, particularly when it's listed under cause of death and followed by three exclamation points. Overcome your fear of knowledge with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $15 for admission for two (up to a $30 value)
  • $20 for a one-year individual membership (a $40 value)
  • $40 for a one-year family membership (a $80 value)

Current exhibits include a groundbreaking exploration of surgicogenomics, an intersection of genetics and stem-cell research, and work by the museum’s artist-in-residence, Annie Heckman. Children age 3 and under receive free admission.

Membership benefits include invitations to programs and events, a coupon for a Hall of Murals poster, and reciprocal free or reduced admission to more than 200 science centers and museums around the world.


Reviews

The International Museum of Surgical Science is a good stop for the aspiring doctors and oddly demented among us.

CBS Chicago, 8/8/11

The exhibits are old-fashioned (no interactive computer displays here), but that's part of the museum's offbeat charm.

Frommer's

Tips

  • “Park in the parking structure on banks and the frontage road of lake shore drive two blocks south of the museum. Parkig is subsidized by the museum. ”

  • “Fun place to visit and learn about Surgical and Medical history in the US and abroad. Great for older teens and adults. We'd go again and definitely recommend it! ...”

    “Fun place to visit and learn about Surgical and Medical history in the US and abroad. Great for older teens and adults. We'd go again and definitely recommend it! It's located in a lovely area of Chicago too so perfect location for exploring residential architecture, dining and shopping. ”

  • “Take your time! A lot of interesting information/exhibits to be seen and heard”

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    Near North Side

    1524 N Lake Shore Dr.

    Chicago, Illinois 60610

    312-642-6502

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