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Thank you for your interest in visiting the Museum of Science and History. We strive to create an interactive, engaging, and educational experience for students of all ages and look forward to planning your trip. To begin your reservation, please complete the form below. Please note that this is an inquiry and not a finalized reservation. You will be contacted for further information. If you have any questions or concerns, please visit our our education page or contact the Education Programs Coordinator at (904) 396-6674 ext. 226. We look forward to your visit!


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  • Program Selection

    Please select a program you are interested in. To view the programs in further detail click here.

An Education Program Contract will be emailed upon completion of the registration process. Please note that this is not a finalized reservation. You will be contacted for further information. Groups must book at least 30 days in advance. A $50 deposit (cash, check or credit care) is required no later than 2 weeks after the reservation is finalized and the Education Contract is sent via email. Deposits are applied to the total cost of your field trip and are refundable with notice of cancellation no less than 30 days prior to your visit*. Upon arrival, we will collect payment for the amount of students and chaperones in attendance.

*Cancellations must be made in writing to the Museum Reservationist 30 days prior to your scheduled program date. Groups that cancel programs with less than 30 days’ notice will forfeit their deposit or the Duval County PrePaid hours that were scheduled.

Field Trip FAQ

How much does it cost to come on a field trip to MOSH?

Field trip prices are $5 per student and chaperone for admission to the Museum which includes access to exhibits.

(please note, this is self guided exploration); Programs can be added for $4 per student per program.

Do teachers and chaperones have to pay?
Teachers are at no cost and chaperones are offered the group rate, the same amount students pay.

What time are programs available?
Programs are available for booking at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon and are booked based on availability.

Is there a minimum number of people required to book a field trip?
Yes; at least 15 people must be in your group.

Policies and General Information

Refunds of $16 or more will be mailed to your school. Refunds of less than $16 will not be given

Arrival Times
Arrival time should be at least 15 minutes prior to your first scheduled program. Scheduled programs will not be available for groups that arrive more than 10 minutes after their scheduled start time.


The maximum number of people allowed in the classrooms cannot be exceeded. Please ask the Education Programs Coordinator about maximum classroom capacity when making a reservation. Teachers are responsible for making sure this number is not exceeded on the day of your scheduled visit. Please have a final count of students, teachers and chaperones upon arrival.

Combining Groups
MOSH may combine groups of similar grade levels from different schools into the same program.

Late or No Show Buses
MOSH cannot be held responsible for buses being late or failing to show. Groups will be charged for scheduled programs that are missed.

The Museum does not have indoor or covered lunch facilities. However, there are picnic areas directly adjacent to MOSH in Friendship Fountain Park and along the Riverwalk. These areas are available on a first come, first served basis. Please plan accordingly for inclement weather.

Student Behavior
All students, regardless of grade/age, must stay with a chaperone at all times. Classes that are disorderly will be asked to leave without a refund.