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Museum of Science and Industry free for kids in February

Published: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 9:27 a.m. CDT

CHICAGO – The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago is offering free admission for children during the month of February.

The museum says its hands-on exhibits are a fun way for children to escape the winter doldrums. It Is inviting kids to take a run in a human-sized hamster wheel, see lightning strike, manipulate a tornado and climb aboard a historic locomotive.

The free entry does not include extras such as a temporary exhibit of Disney memorabilia called "Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives."

The free admission is for children ages 3 to 11. The tickets must be obtained at the museum ticket counter and cannot be acquired online. Up to four free child tickets are allowed with the purchase of one adult entry.

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