Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago History Museum seek admission-fee hikes

The Museum of Science and Industry and the Chicago History Museum are seeking approval from the Chicago Park District for admission-fee increases, the latest in a slew of recent requests by city museums for higher entry fees.

Admission fees supplement an annual subsidy of $29.6 million from property tax revenue that gets divvied up among the 11 museums on Park District property.

Both the Museum of Science and Industry and the Chicago History Museum are asking the Park District Board to vote Wednesday on raising general admission fees effective on Feb. 1 to help offset increased costs in building maintenance and operations.

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