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Address: 4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33617
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+1 813-987-6000
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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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Tried out the IMAX Dome which was cool!

My hubby and I checked out the IMAX Dome theater for the Star Wars Rogue One movie. Very comfortable seating and cool experience being surrounded by the movie. Great sound but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Tampa, Florida
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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it! Kids in charge was amazing & my 8-year-old daughter's favorite!! So many cool STEM things to do & learn. Food at the cafe was really good (BBQ chicken flatbread highly recommended!!!). The amazing you exhibit was cool and the adults could've spent a lot more time there. We also saw the Africa movie at the IMAX. The butterfly... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a school field trip there and everyone had a great time. The kids loved the hands on play. They all loved the interactive portions as well as the robots and getting to build catapults.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My hubby and I checked out the IMAX Dome theater for the Star Wars Rogue One movie. Very comfortable seating and cool experience being surrounded by the movie. Great sound but some of the previews almost made me dizzy!! Enjoyed the movie but not sure we would have to do this again.

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Warsaw, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My teenage daughter and I visited the museum. If it wasn't for the IMAX theater, we would have been done in about a half hour. The museum is geared for younger kids. Not worth the admission price for us!

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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 you did not enjoy your visit to MOSI. While we have our Kids in Charge! Building, we do offer other exhibits for people of all ages! Were you able to visit Faraday's Cage or Weathering the Storm on the second floor? We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want an outing that will thrill your kids,and YOU, this is the place to go to! MOSI is a full day, full-way adventure! You will learn, play, adventure, get amazed, wander through new experiences, and just explode your mind like not other museum or attraction or playground. MOSI is all of the above! Just go once and you... 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're so happy to hear that you and your family love visiting MOSI! Stay tuned for some exciting new exhibits and experiences coming to MOSI this year! We also have a few new IMAX documentaries coming as well. Thank you for being Members! See you soon! More 

Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place for Science lovers. Very family oriented and for all ages. There is lots to do and to see. Interactive.

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

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review! We're happy to hear you enjoy visiting MOSI and interacting with our hands-on exhibits! We have some exciting exhibits and experiences coming to MOSI this year, stay tuned! More 

Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So much to do at MOSI. a great educational play area for kids, movies for adults and older children. Everyone has a great time.

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

Thanks for leaving a review! Stay tuned for some news about new exhibits and experiences coming to MOSI this year! More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I extended our stay in Tampa just to visit MOSI. We walked in and felt a little overwhelmed. We walked out feeling a little underwhelmed. Some of the exhibits were fascinating. The Faraday exhibit on magnetism was exhilarating; it was the one time in our lives we could touch lightning. Measuring magnetic fields, seeing them react to... More 

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Thorofare, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather forecast was iffy so we decided to check it out. We were staying at the Embassy Suites down the road so we had a free shuttle to take us back and forth. Checked out the exhibits and saw a movie in the IMAX theater. Claims to be the largest children's science center in the nation. If the weather... More 

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

Thank you for providing your feedback! We're happy to hear that you visited MOSI while staying at a nearby hotel. While we aren't the largest children's science center in the nation, with more than 450 hands-on activities we are the largest science center in the southeastern United States! We're glad you enjoyed your day! More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our boys (ages 8 and 11) here during the Olympics exhibit and they loved playing the different games that were available. There were puzzles, riddles, and hands on activities as well. Those were a hit! The reat of the museum was lost on them and they moved through it pretty quickly and without much interest. All in all... More 

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

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review! We're so glad your family was able to visit us last summer when we had our Summer Games experience! It was a great way for families to play together! We have a new summer experience in the works, and we will be announcing it soon, so stay tuned! More 

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