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Museum of Science and History

1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207-9006
+1 904-396-6674
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Great place for family and couples!

My wife and I went here over the summer and it was a lot of fun. Please visit this place if you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John H
Fun and educational, as always

There is limited free parking near the museum, otherwise it's $5. We enjoyed our visit. The Roman... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lindsay M
Orange Park, Florida
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1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207-9006
+1 904-396-6674
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here over the summer and it was a lot of fun. Please visit this place if you come to Jacksonville. It is one of the few places here that puts a smile on my face.

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is limited free parking near the museum, otherwise it's $5. We enjoyed our visit. The Roman exhibit has multiple hands on exhibits like pulleys, catapults, and more. Plus they had a little photo op area where the kids got to wear a helmet and...More

Thank Lindsay M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We LOVED this place. The science lab was great, as was the tour around the night skies of Jacksonville and the 'recycled' dinosaurs. If you have younger kids you may want to skip the planetarium as it is a longer show, in saying that my...More

Thank oliver_emma
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Been to a lot of Science and History museums because of my upbringing and education. Wife and I have visited at least ten before checking out this place beause we just moved to JAX, and I doubt we'll be back. For all intensive purposes, it's...More

Thank Joshua D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went in August 2017. We were mainly coming for the planetarium but really enjoyed the museum. There is a nice room for reptiles and birds who can't be released into nature. But our favourite might be the dinosaurs parts because you can control them...More

Thank TifTyf
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Someone had told us that this place was boring, but I disagree... it was a pleasant surprise with a lot of different exhibits and hands on activities. For the cost of our admission, we also got to catch a show in the planetarium. Great fun...More

Thank rick0wens
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This place has been around quite awhile and they constantly upgrade. People from all over have donated things for the Museum. I was disappointed in the Planetarium this trip. (been 20 years since last visit) They have made it "state of the art" but the...More

Thank fleck712
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We visited the MOSH on a Saturday late morning. It was busy, but not overcrowded. The staff was very friendly. The exhibits were well thought out, and interesting for all ages. The metal, moving dinosaurs were a big hit. The room with the live reptiles...More

Thank srockey
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Very nice museum Well designed Lots of interactive things to do Too much metal dinosaurs though The medical section could be improved The historical section of Jacksonville was very enlightening and informative The live animals section was different and very good . Enjoyed the handler...More

Thank pouiavenue
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This was one of our first places we visited and it's perfect for anyone interested in science and engineering, and/or families with kids and young teens. They've a excellent exhibit room on the history of the area and a room featuring paintings of a local...More

Thank Rick M
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Thee N
31 January 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.