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Pensacola MESS Hall

116 N Tarragona St, Pensacola, FL 32502-4842
+1 877-937-6377
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Fun for all

Took my grandson who 7 thinking we would be leaving after an hour. We stayed 4 1/2 hrs and only... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Pensacola, Florida
Great day learning!

Went with 7 and 5 yr olds and we had a delightful day! Lots to do, especially if you help the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
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The Pensacola MESS Hall is a hands on science museum dedicated to the need to "mess around" with math, engineering, science, and other stuff. Visitors explore science by creating their own experiments, whether at our stationary exhibits or with our "mess kits". Mess kits are individual activities for creating tools for discovery, many with take home parts for future learning. The entire family will make discoveries together.
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116 N Tarragona St, Pensacola, FL 32502-4842
+1 877-937-6377
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Took my grandson who 7 thinking we would be leaving after an hour. We stayed 4 1/2 hrs and only left because I needed to get some food in kid. Must be at least 20 different stations that you can breeze on thru or stay...More

Thank snuge82
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Went with 7 and 5 yr olds and we had a delightful day! Lots to do, especially if you help the kids--and might learn something in the process! Once you've done everything, you can do favorites again. Helpful and polite employees.

Thank mspeed
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with three male grandchildren ages 11, 8, 5. It was fantastic for the 11 yr old and was pretty good for the 8 yr old but he needed nearly one on one. Building dinosaurs went well along with an activity building a car for...More

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with my eleven year old. We spent around 4 hours here going through all of the "mess kits" doing experiments. She loved it and would go back again since they change their kits often.

Thank ccleasby
Reviewed 20 July 2017

What a great concept. Any child, and adults for that matter, can go here for a couple hours of fun and science!! Hands on exhibits that keep the kids engaged while having fun and learning.

Thank sara p
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Most impressively the activities align with varying grade levels of Florida Standards in maths and sciences. They activities can be as simple or challenging as the learner makes them, and all bodies in the room were engaged during the 2 trips I made with a...More

Thank jenninfl
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This place was amazing for families. It kept the kids very occupied and even had my wife and I learning about science while kids played and learned. We home school our kids also it gave us some ideas to do at home as well as...More

Thank KaptivatingTraveler
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Our kids live the MESS Hall. They have attended camps and we have been on several occasions. Always fun and a great place that makes learning fun.

Thank Cspear
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a great place for young minds to learn about the world around them. The class enjoyed the hands-on approach. The Mess Hall makes learning FUN!More

1  Thank jlmackids
Megan P, Manager at Pensacola MESS Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

We are glad you had a great time. Kindergarteners are natural scientist, and many enjoy a visit with their family. However, as the facility can be very stimulating, we find that our outreach programs are most suitable for kindergarten classrooms and do not typically book...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place for a field trip! The students learned so much and had a great time! #pensacolamesshall

Thank Anne M
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25 May 2017|
Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
My 8 and 10 year olds love this place. I've seen older kids have fun. As an adult, I really enjoy this place. If they enjoy hands on learning and exploring, they'd love it.