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Museum of Science and Industry

4801 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617-2099
+1 813-987-6000
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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 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.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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4801 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617-2099
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+1 813-987-6000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to the MOSA with 2 kids (13 and 15). There were several interactive things to do- IMAX, cardboard space display, roller coaster simulator- just a lot of interesting things to see and do. I was worried that my kids might be too old...More

Thank G L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went with my children 7,6, and 4. They enjoyed playing in the card board section and that's it. When we went to the other floors a lot of the games or educational activities were missing things, were broken and looked abandoned. Although we actually...More

Thank Dianne N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Vaca with 3 kids is expensive so first get a city pass. We went during the week so it was not too crowded I don't know about younger kids I had ages 10-15 and they enjoyed the time here. The best exhibits have interactive games,...More

Thank RJ823
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Imagination Playground is really cool. It's a nice place to for your kids to explore and be themselves. the have music stations, pretend food stations building stations and many others Just beware... it's LOUD!

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cost our family of 8 nearly 200$ for admission! Our daughter asked the young girl @ the pay window if this was mostly geared for younger kids and she replied No! Well, she lied!!! She talked up a Butterfly Garden, but failed to mention it...More

Thank Mart G
MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your day at MOSI. While we have our Kids in Charge! building that is geared towards younger children, most of the museum is geared towards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This whole place had 2 primary exhibits. One was about weather and the other about the human body and life. The IMAX dome theater was neat, andI've heard most of the stuff from the planetarium elsewhere. There is a large are for kids to play...More

Thank JP2kewl
MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review and provide us with your feedback. We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit to MOSI. We do have a new hands on technology exhibit opening soon, stay tuned!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday morning and it was very quiet. We had our toddler so we went straight to the kids in charge exhibit. He had a blast interacting with all the displays. The rest of the museum is a bit lacking, but it...More

Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for leaving a review! We're glad your family had a nice time at MOSI. We are currently construction a brand new technology exhibit that will open soon, stay tuned!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have always loved MOSI. We have been members for years and the kids love it, but MOSI is closing 85% of the place, come August. This includes the IMAX dome, butterfly garden, and all of MOSI outside's wetland trails. Then they are going to...More

Thank reneep83
MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Our plan to move to a Downtown location is targeted for five years from now, so there is a whole lot of time left here in North Tampa for your family to visit us at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good for the younger kids. Older kids and adults will likely find it to be tired and lacking, which is unfortunate. The facility has definitely seen better times. Plans are in the works for a move to a new location - in about five years....More

Thank Jim G
MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving a review, we appreciate your feedback. Yes, we are planning a move in about 5 years. We are posting updates on our website and Facebook page as we get them. We also have a brand new exhibit opening soon, it will...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Museum of Science & Industry - MOSI- was a blast for my 10 year old nephew, as well as for the entire family. He loved the Planetarium, I thought the Hubble IMAX was awesome and even the food was delicious as the cafe. We...More

Thank Pasoporaqui
MOSI T, Social Media Strategist at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for leaving a review! We're glad to hear your family enjoyed their trip to MOSI! We hope to see you again soon!

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traveltosome
Planning a trip to Tampa. Is there a water play area in Kids in Charge area? Thanks!
4 April 2017|
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Response from MOSI T | Property representative |
Hello! While we do not have a water play area in Kids in Charge! we have an outdoor playground and plenty of fun exhibits inside!
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Amanda M
Are there activities for toddlers to do ? Ages 1-3.
10 September 2016|
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Response from MOSI T | Property representative |
Yes, Kids in Charge! has plenty of fun things for toddlers! We have many different and interactive exhibits there, such as our play supermarket, and we also have the Imagination Playground, where kids can play and build with... More
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makeup101
Where can I find a description of the Planetarium Show?
26 March 2016|
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Response from MOSI T | Property representative |
Hello! If you visit MOSI's website, and go to the red "What To Do Tab" you will see "Planetarium and Space Programs" on the left-hand side. This will give you a description of all of the shows!
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