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MSI offering free admission for government workers during shutdown

CHICAGO – The Museum of Science and Industry announced Thursday it is offering free admission for furloughed federal employees and those working without pay.

“MSI is expanding access to the Museum, offering free entry for all U.S. government employees – plus two guests – who are furloughed or working without pay,”  MSI said in a press release.

Those hoping to visit the museum need to bring a valid government employment ID to the Museum’s Entry Hall.

The museum is open 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with extended hours on January 21.

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