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Museum of Science and History

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Museum has fun interactive displays, small outdoor garden & a planetarium. Good place for families... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Superhero exhibit

The superhero exhibit is the best part! ..great place for toddlers. They didn't seem to have live... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
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1025 Museum Cir, Jacksonville, FL 32207-9006
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Museum has fun interactive displays, small outdoor garden & a planetarium. Good place for families & school trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pgarcia957
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The superhero exhibit is the best part! ..great place for toddlers. They didn't seem to have live animals other than turtles. It would be nice if they had a snack bar

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JAMM06
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

My kids (4 and 6) had an amazing time. There was a lot to hold their interest, and mine. The new superhero exhibit was a lot of fun, and I saw adults playing just as much as the kids. My son loved the animals on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AtlantaFamily
Reviewed 10 October 2018

They have a small museum store which has snacks. But other than that eat before you come. So much to see it is downtown, ample parking... I will take all of the kids and grandkids more than once.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank iNetSpy
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We've been members for 6 years or so. Their summer camps are great and educational. There rotating exhibits can't be missed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Melanie W
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This museum is designed for kids and those who live in or are new to Jacksonville and want to learn about its history as there are a lot of hands-on activities for the kids and the history of Jacksonville from its discovery until today.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 50bdaycelebrant
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum while staying nearby and it was a perfect! Not big but only $12 for students or seniors. Plenty of hands on for every age. A little bit of history and an awesome Owl. I recommend!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thesteevesgroup
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a very interesting venue with plenty of exhibits to view. You can enjoy the interactive rides for a very fair fee. Allow a good 3 hours or more to enjoy everything. The cafeteria is nice and spacious and a good place to take...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank zeusinski
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I don't have a child to bring to gauge their reaction, so I can only go by my reactions while killing time waiting for the boat ride, about which more below. The science exhibits are clearly aimed towards younger visitors: There is interesting information about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Arthur R
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I went on the museum’s boat tour. The tickets were very expensive. The cruise was nice and imformative. Not much else to say.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank texi l
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1 February 2017|
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Response from Ed M | Reviewed this property |
I think there is stuff there for all ages. There are s few interactive exhibits that the older ones will enjoy. If you bring s baglunch, you can eat right at friendship fountain and the view is spectacular. I remember... More
20 April 2016|
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Response from mahadevarise | Reviewed this property |
My husband and I paid $10 each. I don't know the cost for children.