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Museum of Science and Industry

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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...more
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4801 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617-2099
+1 813-987-6000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating museum with lots to see. The autonomous transportation display is current and important for everyone to learn.

Thank masantirq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a wonderful time and place for children and adults. We always have a lot of interesting fun and discoveries. Easy to park, and a really cool dinosaur is their mascot. Kids Love it!

Thank Gabbi L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little science museum was a nice surprise. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but it’s filled with many stations where you can have hands-on experiences working puzzles and machines. My husband and I especially enjoyed the brain wave experiment where two people put a...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were headed home after the zoo and stopped in. We did not stay long about an hour but the kids had fun and wanted to go back. This is one of the places that could be great or a flop. I know there are...More

Thank Brandon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our afternoon at MOSI. I will say upfront that we came as part of Swaptember because we are Zoo Tampa members and we came for free, So, I have no idea what this even Cost normally. Our 4 year old really enjoyed the...More

Thank cale a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About half of the museum is closed do to it moving within the next 5 years, still lots to do but no one to show you how anything works. Lots of young children running around beating on the exhibits and losing pieces to them. Sad...More

Thank 941cindya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this location thinking that it would be similar to the COSI experience in Columbus Ohio. This was nothing like that. Everything was an added price to the base admission. Fortunately we didn't bother paying for more than the base ticket. The facility was...More

Thank FL_Sable
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pure disappointment. This ain’t it. Save your money. We left after 10 minutes, there’s no gift shop or places to eat.

1  Thank mirandagartin7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite some of the recent poor reviews of this place, we decided to take the family here. The kids had a blast. I'm not sure what it "used to be" but the kids had a lot of fun here for what it is now. Admittedly,...More

1  Thank Bernie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I was a child, I went and had a great time. There was lots to see and learn. The place used to be fascinating and captivating! So 5 years ago I took my oldest son. And it was the same exciting. Captivating place I...More

Thank Jenny C
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Cinnamon C
16 June 2018|
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Response from OlgaZ334 | Reviewed this property |
No. No cafeteria or gift shop.
14 June 2018|
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Response from janeenmk | Reviewed this property |
No, that building is closed.
Norm W
12 November 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth T | Reviewed this property |
Try to get the coupons they have at one of the hotels.