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Museum of Science and History

1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207-9006
+1 904-396-6674
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Good family museum!

This was one of our first places we visited and it's perfect for anyone interested in science and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rick M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
via mobile
Great place for kids

This orginally was called the Childrens Museum and is intended for kids of all ages. Lots to do and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harvey H
Jacksonville, Florida
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1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207-9006
+1 904-396-6674
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was one of our first places we visited and it's perfect for anyone interested in science and engineering, and/or families with kids and young teens. They've a excellent exhibit room on the history of the area and a room featuring paintings of a local...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This orginally was called the Childrens Museum and is intended for kids of all ages. Lots to do and see. The Florida history exhibit was interesting

Thank Harvey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was with 3 grandchildren (4,7,12) and one great grandmother. We were so disappointed in the few exhibits. It was overpriced and lacked much. (I am use to the Chicago and Milwaukee Museums.) It seems like it was trying (hands-on play doh for young ones,...More

Thank sanchemx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and i viewed this museum and really enjoyed it. The dinosaur exhibit was great. We like we could use playstation joysticks to make the reptils move. We like the displays for Florida history. The museum is really big and nice. They had show...More

Thank washins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had fun there for an hour but even with the military discount it was $30 for 2 adults, a 4 year old and a 2 year old (who was free). They liked the animals and dinosaurs but there wasn't much more than that. The...More

Thank dondilyons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, kids, and I went here on a Friday. As a result, we paid only $5.00 per person, which is a bargain, and during the summer on this day they are open until 8. This museum is very different from the science and history...More

1  Thank vlmiller
Reviewed July 12, 2017

We decided to stop here on our way through to Cocoa Beach. It was a nice way to spend a couple hours, but I don't see us ever stopping again. It's really geared more towards little children, my kids were a bit bored. It was...More

Thank Cassandra W
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Maybe I am not a museum buff. The place seemed OK and had plenty of traffic while we were there. It seemed like a fun place for children 5-14. I guess it must have been me. Most of the attendees seemed to have a good...More

1  Thank onceinawhile31
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Lot of fun interactive exibits for the little guys. Plenty of levers to pull and a good mix of aquatic life - reptiles, some fish, etc. to keep the interest ouf our kids.

1  Thank Sean N
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

The muesem had interactive fun events. We went to the planteruim, the touch tank, and Dinsouars in motion exhibits. All of the exhibits where educational but fun. Alll of the family enjoyed the visit.

1  Thank La'Cretia B
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Thee N
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Ed M | Reviewed this property |
I think there is stuff there for all ages. There are s few interactive exhibits that the older ones will enjoy. If you bring s baglunch, you can eat right at friendship fountain and the view is spectacular. I remember... More
April 20, 2016|
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Response from mahadevarise | Reviewed this property |
My husband and I paid $10 each. I don't know the cost for children.