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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.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“zip line” (144 reviews)
“imax theater” (81 reviews)
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4801 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617-2099
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+1 813-987-6000
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"ropes course"
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"zip line"
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"imax theater"
in 81 reviews
"butterfly garden"
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"human body"
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"high wire bike"
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"hands on activities"
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"all ages"
in 81 reviews
"summer camps"
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"great museum"
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"interactive exhibits"
in 23 reviews
"rainy day"
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"great for kids"
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"kids and adults"
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"tampa area"
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"dome"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

No, it wasn't mind-blowing but our three boys had fun for 3 hours and there are some good practical lessons to be learned. As part of the City Pass it ranks #3...especially if the weather is bad!

Thank Busmantoo
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Expected more things for adult level but very little. What was there entertained the kids we saw and it was educational for them, but as I stated, very little for the adult.

Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting my great-nieces and nephews, and wanted to take them someplace new. MOSI was a great "hands on" museum, but I was disappointed by the limited amount of things to do. There are additional things to see, like the planetarium, but of course...More

Thank Randywahoo17
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Science/technology museum. Lots of hands-on exhibits. Very informative. Lots of innovative displays. Kids (and adults) would love it.

Thank gmokan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is very good place if you the interesting in understanding the science makes the products will use everyday. This place is very close to Busch Gardens (probably 8 miles), and near the Universtiy.

Thank Dean A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time there when my kids were younger, we spent five hours there. From the Bodies exhibit opening day there along time ago to IMAX and 3d exhibits and you can lay on a real bed of nails.. stil fun look for a groupon deal

1  Thank brianinboca
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

MOSI is moving locations and downsizing. The exhibits that are open are well maintained and interest grabbing but could be better. They've closed about half of the building off and I'm not sure if it will reopen or just what, they aren't very forthcoming. Moving...More

5  Thank Kathryn M
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MOSI T, Chief Operating Officer at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi Kathryn - MOSI has made some changes in order to ensure the venue's sustainability. This effort will allow us to continue to be a vital part of the Tampa Bay Community, continuing to provide inspiration and education around STEAM activities. We think we have...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I visited MOSI today with 14 people ranging from 12-23. Everyone (including the three 45 years plus chaperones) had an enjoyable time. The hands-on nature of MOSI appeals across ages and encourages persisting until you succeed. We all explored happily for two to three hours,...More

1  Thank debuckwalter0
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The main building is closed. Over priced. Came here with my daughter's school. $75.. Not work the price

3  Thank David1217
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Do not waste your time and money. This place is a dump. The parking lot area is a disaster with garbage everywhere, plus the surroundings are not landscaped. It was renovated, but it was just relocated to the next building making it smaller. My kid...More

2  Thank Billy684
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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.
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traveltosome
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
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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