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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.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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4801 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33617-2099
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"ropes course"
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"zip line"
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"imax theater"
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"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"
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"summer camps"
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"great museum"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"rainy day"
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"great for kids"
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"mosi"
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"dome"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We live just outside of Tampa, so it had been quite a while since we'd visited MOSI. WOW, were we extremely disappointed! First, the photo shown here on TripAdvisor are the two buildings that are now CLOSED permanently. IMAX theater is closed as well as...More

Thank 250christies
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family went to MOSI to check out the great attractions that they showcase in their ads and we had an absolute blast. The displays of innovation and science stole my son's attention the minute we arrived and I'm not going to lie, even my...More

Thank stayfrosty87
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just moved to Tampa and were eager to see this museum. My kids are 12 and 15 and we love going to museums. We were all disappointed in everything. Paid an extra $7 for my daughter to do the outdoor ropes course, but it...More

Thank ZMom777
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MOSI T, General Manager at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

First, thank you for your service. MOSI recently went through a restructure and renovation. You say you were disappointed in "everything"? There are many exceptional exhibits at MOSI so that is a surprise to us. Yes, our ropes course is an additional charge, something pretty...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I purchased a Groupon for Mosi and the groupon said it was the new and improved Mosi and it was $12 per person. I thought it would be a fun activity to do with my children during the summer since they are not in summer...More

Thank Kari B
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MOSI T, General Manager at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Our renovation and restructure have been very public, and is why we are relocated into the new building on our campus. When you say "small building" we think it should be of note that as far as exhibit space goes, the new MOSI is only...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has been to MOSI many, many times. There is always something new to discover. When the kids were younger their favorite was the 'hurricane' experience.

Thank Cheryl M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Tampa looking for indoor activities to escape the heat. We came across MOSI and I'm glad we did. Great price and lots of interactive activites for all ages. My husband and I even enjoyed ourselves. Not crowded at all there was plenty...More

Thank Nettie M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so disappointed in how small the place was. It looks huge but they only have a small portion (1 floor) open now. I’m glad we got groupons and didn’t pay full price. Such a let downMore

Thank Meggyamber
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MOSI T, General Manager at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

While the actual building we are in on campus is smaller, clearly, the exhibit space from old MOSI to new MOSI is really only a difference of about 3700 sqft. That isn’t much. Our single level design allows for greater accessibility for all guests, of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter & I were traveling from another state...we paid extra for the 2 pm planetarium show. As they were letting people in a few minutes early, I told both workers I was running to the restroom due to a medical condition. I WAS BACK...More

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MOSI T, General Manager at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We apologize for your Saunders Planetarium experience and are looking into it. Thank you for the feedback. Either way we will make this a training opportunity for staff. When you say many exhibits were not functional, that comes a great surprise. We perform daily checks...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely disappointed!!! Nothing to see. One floor, the rest is shut down.No IMAX, no dinosaurs, no butterfly garden and more. Waste of money. All family is disappointed.More

Thank Olga Z
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MOSI T, General Manager at Museum of Science and Industry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Olga. MOSI actually has a lot to see and we are far from shut down. While it is true we no longer occupy the old inefficient MOSI building, that is where IMAX and the replica dinosaurs were, our new building actually has about the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

MOSI has changed in the past year. Everything is now in one building, all on one level. The high-wire bike, the Publix play area, the fire engine, and many other elements from the past are gone. The cafe is no longer in operation and the...More

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Cinnamon C
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Response from Olga Z | Reviewed this property |
No. No cafeteria or gift shop.
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katrina2005
14 June 2018|
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Response from janeenmk | Reviewed this property |
No, that building is closed.
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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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