Lonely Planet Writer

Museum promises 'time machine' giveaway if Cubs win the World Series

Rooftop seats at Wrigley Field. Image by: wisely / CC BY 2.0
Wrigley Field: home of the Chicago Cubs. Image by wisely / CC BY 2.0

The future is now. A museum in suburban Chicago has pledged it will donate its DeLorean time machine – an exhibition model of the car used in the Back to the Future films – if the Chicago Cubs win the Major League Baseball World Series in 2015. In the 1989 film Back to the Future Part II, the characters travel forward in time to 2015, a year when the Cubs are predicted to win the World Series. All visitors to the Volo Auto Museum are eligible to enter the contest, and if the magic doesn’t happen (the Cubs have famously not won the World Series since 1908), the winner will still walk away with a hover board. Read more: abc7chicago.com