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Museum of Science and History

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Address: 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207-9006
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+1 904-396-6674
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 13:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Description:

Learn about area Native American cultures here.

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Fun way to spend a few hours with the kids

I was visiting my family and they have a 4-year-old and a 7-year-old. We spent a few hours here and both kids were fascinated with the live animal shows, a movie that made it look... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Angela B
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South Florida, Florida
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Jacksonville, FL, United States
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is great. Took our 5 grandkids there. Ages 12 down to 8. All enjoyed it. The planetarium shows are totally superfragilisicexpialidocious. Will revisit this summer too!!

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Thank charleswR8477QH
Orange Park, Florida
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54 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Museum's all over the United States and of course this one is not the biggest and most interesting. However, it is pretty good for the small size. There are not a lot of things to do but it is fun enough for a rainy day activity.

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Waycross, Georgia
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Kids love it. It's a really fun place to go. I LOVE museums and history, so everything in there is awesome - including the people. But all you need to do is go once - anything after that and you won't think it's so amazing because it's the same things over and over.

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Thank Carrie K
South Florida, Florida
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89 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I was visiting my family and they have a 4-year-old and a 7-year-old. We spent a few hours here and both kids were fascinated with the live animal shows, a movie that made it look like we were star gazing, and all of the hands-on exhibits. Even the adults found it interesting. Tip - you may want to eat before... More 

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3 Thank Angela B
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Events for all ages including school and kid exhibits as well as adult activities including Pink Floyd Laser Show

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Thank Beth K
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Three floors of great information. Plenty to do & see around the museum. A lot of hands on activities for the kids to play around.

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Thank Brytonsmommy2006
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A large group of friends with children between the ages of 1 and 9 invited us to go on a Saturday afternoon. The exhibits did not seem new and the facilities were not clean. Lots of finger smudges on the hands on installations, the carpets throughout were stained, and the restrooms were dirty. The best part was the Florida: Currents... More 

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Thank Jessica C
Dallas, Georgia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Took the kids interesting exhibits and lots for them to look at. Not extremely big but not bad for the price.

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Thank MIchelle W
Waycross, Georgia
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148 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The MOSH is interesting, but only for about half the day. The day we went was very crowded which made some of the exhibits hard to see. However, the kids did enjoy the visit.

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Thank Mom0306
Jacksonville
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106 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We took the grandchildren to MOSH and they has a great time. It isn't the biggest place in the world if you compare it to NYC or Chicago, but it has enough exhibits to make it interesting for the adults and enough kid friendly things to do the kids (9 and 5) had a good time. The little wind tunnel... More 

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