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Explore the Museum with your Phone!

Download our newest mobile tour app before your visit, and you’ll have even more adventures in the palm of your hand. Delve into behind-the-scenes stories that bring Museum objects to life through augmented reality, audio clips, imagery, videos, and appearances by Museum scientists—then share your encounters on the spot through social media and more!

Follow one of our themed tours, or create your own customized experience by selecting just the objects you want to see—even submit your tour for consideration in our next round of app offerings!

Calling all Chicago residents: Our mobile launch kicks off this fall with an inaugural tour featuring objects from the 1893 World’s Fair. Get a sneak peek by downloading the app and scanning the Museum's ads around the city for a special augmented reality experience!