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Address: 4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33617
Phone Number: 813-987-6000
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Explore a World of Possibilities at Tampa’s Museum of Science &...

Explore a World of Possibilities at Tampa’s Museum of Science & Industry with more than 450 hands-on activities, plus Florida’s only IMAX® DOME Theatre, five-stories-tall and offering a higher resolution than any other theater in Tampa; It is more than a movie, it is an experience. Brave extreme weather conditions inside Disasterville, featuring Bay News 9 WeatherQuest, and explore the stages of life in The Amazing You exhibition. Gaze into the starry night sky in MOSI’s Saunders Planetarium, and don’t miss exploring the outdoors in the BioWorks Butterfly Garden and MOSI Backwoods. Kids get to run the show at MOSI’s Kids In Charge!, the largest children’s science center in nation, while kids of all ages get a rush from MOSI’s Sky Trail® Ropes Course and Zip Line.

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$23*
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MOSI Admission in Tampa
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$99*
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Tampa Bay CityPASS
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$55*
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Very nice Museum mostly for kids but some stuff for adults and not expensive, as a Senior would I go again no as once was enough as are other tourist venues.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice Museum mostly for kids but some stuff for adults and not expensive, as a Senior would I go again no as once was enough as are other tourist venues.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a good time but kids are not asking to come back buy tickets online , parking is $5 The place is huge with several area full of nothing Exhibits are either for small/young kids ( adjacent building) or teenager (main Building) staff are students that is cool, and they try to get you exited :) The main building... More 

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MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate your feedback. We have a lot of fun things happening at MOSI in the next few months! We have a brand new, technology based exhibit that will allow guests to touch the future opening this fall! We also have the MOSI Summer Games happening in our auditorium, where... More 

Jane32179
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49 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took our grandsons ages 6 and 7. We didn't have a lot of time here but really enjoyed the time we spent. We will need to do this one again in a few years. The boys really enjoyed the "kids in charge" section and we spent most of our time here. We bought the city pass and this was one... More 

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MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We're glad to hear that your family enjoyed the day at MOSI! We have some exciting things happening at MOSI this year! We have a brand new technology exhibit opening later this fall, that will allow guests to touch the future! We also have a few new IMAX films coming... More 

Greensboro
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to take our five-year-old son here when we were in Tampa and May. He loved this place it was very interactive for him and he still remembers things that he learned there. You know now has a better understanding of lightning and wind because of the weather exhibits. When we come back to Tampa we... More 

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MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review, we appreciate your feedback! We're so glad to hear that your family enjoyed their day at MOSI! We have a brand new exhibit opening later this fall! This exhibit is technology based, and will be hands-on and will allow you to touch the future! We also have new IMAX films coming to our Science... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the MOSI on a Saturday afternoon in July with my three daughters (ages 20, 8 and 2). We spent approximately four hours at the museum as part of our family vacation to Tampa. Included with the cost of admission is an IMAX show and planetarium visit. Even with the renovation of the second floor, plenty to see and do.... More 

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MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We are glad that you and your family enjoyed their trip to MOSI! We have a brand new exhibit opening on the second floor this fall! This technology-based exhibit is interactive and will allow guests to touch the future! We also have a few new IMAX films coming to our... More 

Tampa, Florida
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming here for many, many years. Our youngest is now 12 (oldest is 23). The 12 year old still loves coming here and doing the ropes course, as we do too. She also has done many summer camps here which she loves. We can spend hours just walking through and learning in this museum. MOSI is a... More 

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MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this review

We appreciate you leaving a review for MOSI! We love to hear that your family loves MOSI! We have some very exciting things happening soon! We have a brand new, hands-on exhibit opening this fall. This technology exhibit will allow guests to touch the future! We also have new IMAX movies coming to our Florida Hospital IMAX DOME Theatre. We... More 

Crestview, Florida
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a day at MOSI as part of our CityPass tickets and had a great day exploring different ideas with our kids. All of the staff seemed to be really enthusiastic about what they were doing and were helpful and kind, even when they had to let my little one know she wasn't big enough to do the bicycle-on-a-rope... More 

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MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review! We appreciate your feedback. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your day at MOSI and that your family learned a few new things about science! Make sure to come back and see us soon! We have a brand new, technology exhibit opening on our second floor, and it will allow guests to touch... More 

kferrell1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought as part of city pass. Have no idea how much tickets would have been otherwise, but right now this place is a waste of time. Not sure why it is called A science museum. There was 1 dinosaur skeleton as you walked in but other than that, there was no other exhibits. 1st floor said it had existing exhibits.... More 

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MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we appreciate your feedback. We’re sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit to MOSI. We have many fun things going on that you may have missed, and we hope that you come back to try them! On the first floor, we have our Idea Zone. This is... More 

Dothan, Alabama
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Learning experience with fun. So many educational opportunities. Great staff. Convenient location. I have seen the exhibit "Bodies "here. Awesome!

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MOSI T, Social Media Streategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review! We appreciate your feedback! We have a brand new, technology exhibit opening this fall! It will allow guests to touch the future. We also have a few new IMAX films coming to us later this year. Stay tuned for exciting things happening at MOSI by visiting our website! We hope to see you soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always fun for the entire family so much hands on exhibits.The zipline and rope course are a must.... so much fun. You can easily spend the entire day there so it's not bad for the price. Hope this helps have fun!!!

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MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review about MOSI! We agree, the Sky Trail Ropes Course and Zip line is a great way for families to bond! Be sure to check out our new exhibit coming later this fall, it is technology focused and will allow guests to touch the future! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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