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Address: 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone Number: 904.396.6674
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Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Learn about area Native American cultures here.

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Dinosaurs and history of the area were the highlights

Museum of Science and History (MOSH) had a dramatic and beautifully done exhibit on dinosaurs (EXCELLENT). Not sure how much longer it will be there. Everyone will like this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Jax may have tall buildings but North Florida is very small-townish so don't expect a NY or Boston caliber museum experience. Small kids will probably think it's great, and the exhibits are generally well done although you can see the whole place in a couple of hours if you do the planetarium show and really take your time. Parking is... More 

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Hertford, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited the Museum of Science and History on a warm summer day with reluctant children who wanted to be building sand castles. My children were immediately drawn in by a touch tank presentation. The staff was friendly and helpful. There are a variety of exhibits - ocean, dinosaurs (temporary), the history of Jacksonville, the body, space and an outdoor... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Small science museum with exhibits for folks of all ages. We had children 2-13 who all enjoyed the visit. We were only there about 2-3 hours and saw everything and a show about Opossums.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Museum of Science and History (MOSH) had a dramatic and beautifully done exhibit on dinosaurs (EXCELLENT). Not sure how much longer it will be there. Everyone will like this exhibit. The other thing that I personally liked was the history of the Jacksonville and the surrounding areas. This is a permanent exhibit, so I don't know if people who have... More 

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South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed the MOSH...loved the dinosaurs exhibits and the history of Jacksonville, was a great visit. On Friday's it is only $5.00 admission. Great for kids, we went as adults and enjoyed the museum.

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We drove from Gainesville on a day trip. The first thing we noticed was how congested it was. Too narrow and the exhibits were placed too close. My 7 yr old loves all about dinosaurs and he has a collection of books on prehistoric animals. He went through the dinosaur exhibits in 10 minutes. We watched a science show. It... More 

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St. Augustine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

MOSH is great for old and young alike. The traveling exhibits change frequently so there is always something new. The JEA theatre is entertaining. Little kids love the play area. Plenty to keep you occupied for an hour or two. Then stroll over to Friendship fountain and walk the boardwalk. Nice slow afternoon or morning. Cheaper admission on Friday evenings.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We were accompanied by our 4 year old grandson. We all enjoyed the exhibits and he loved traveling from one fun place to another. The museum has many things to keep all ages interested and active.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It was a very neat place and especially considering it's not very expensive. We had a wonderful time. One caution if you go, the human body exhibit is designed for kids and had a lot of kid friendly things, however the left wall has videos looping of actual surgeries and things like that. Seemed a too adult for the rest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My grandson is quite the astronomer and gave the planetarium two or three thumbs up. He has been to two others (in Texas) and declaredthis one to be the best. I eenjoyed it to but some of it went way over my head!

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Additional Information about Museum of Science and History

Address: 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone Number: 904.396.6674
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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