MOSH Hours & Daily Programs

Mondays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesdays & Wednesdays: Closed

Thursdays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Fridays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sundays: Noon – 5 p.m.

The Museum is closed on the following holidays: 

  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Daily Programs are $5.95 each

  • Extreme Science Show
    • 11:30 a.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Daily Animal Shows
    • Invertebrate Encounters
      • 11 a.m. – VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
        • Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank. (Please meet on the first floor next to the large blue whale two minutes before the program begins.)
    • Animal Encounter
      • 1:15 p.m.  – JEA Science Theater
        • Join a Naturalist and some of MOSH’s animal residents as you learn more about native Northeast Florida wildlife. Animal appearances may include, but are not limited to, Gopher Tortoises, Fowler Toads and Florida King Snakes. Topics vary from animal movement to wildlife conservation. Tickets can be purchased at the Front Desk. (Please meet on the first floor inside the JEA Power Play exhibit by the double doors to the JEA Science Theater two minutes before the program begins.)
  • Bryan-Gooding Planetarium Programs
    • 12 p.m. Laser Show
      • Experience total sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images, and digital sound collide to create a family- friendly laser show in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium!
    • 1 p.m. Dynamic Earth
      • Follow a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate, the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.
    • 2 p.m. Skies Over Jacksonville
      • Even at two o’clock in the afternoon you have an opportunity to stare into a dark night sky and contemplate your place in the Universe. Join us under the 60-foot Planetarium dome to be led by our educators through a live-narrated program that investigates our skies over Jacksonville.
    • 3 p.m. Oasis in Space
      • Embark on a startling and beautiful voyage through the universe as you visit planets in search of water, a key ingredient for life on Earth.

Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Daily Programs are $5.95 each

  • Extreme Science Show
    • 11:30 a.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Daily Animal Shows
    • Invertebrate Encounters
      • 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. – VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
        • Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank. (Please meet on the first floor next to the large blue whale two minutes before the program begins.)
    • Animal Encounter
      • 1:15 p.m.  – JEA Science Theater
        • Join a Naturalist and some of MOSH’s animal residents as you learn more about native Northeast Florida wildlife. Animal appearances may include, but are not limited to, Gopher Tortoises, Fowler Toads and Florida King Snakes. Topics vary from animal movement to wildlife conservation. Tickets can be purchased at the Front Desk. (Please meet on the first floor inside the JEA Power Play exhibit by the double doors to the JEA Science Theater two minutes before the program begins.)
  • Bryan-Gooding Planetarium Programs
    • 12 p.m. Laser Show
      • Experience total sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images, and digital sound collide to create a family- friendly laser show in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium!
    • 1 p.m. Dynamic Earth
      • Follow a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate, the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.
    • 2 p.m. Skies Over Jacksonville
      • Even at two o’clock in the afternoon you have an opportunity to stare into a dark night sky and contemplate your place in the Universe. Join us under the 60-foot Planetarium dome to be led by our educators through a live-narrated program that investigates our skies over Jacksonville.
    • 3 p.m. Oasis in Space
      • Embark on a startling and beautiful voyage through the universe as you visit planets in search of water, a key ingredient for life on Earth.

Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Daily Programs are $5.95 each

  • Extreme Science Show
    • 11:30 a.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Daily Animal Shows 
    • Invertebrate Encounters
      • 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. – VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
        • Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank. (Please meet on the first floor next to the large blue whale two minutes before the program begins.)
    • Animal Encounter
      • 1:15 p.m.  – JEA Science Theater
        • Join a Naturalist and some of MOSH’s animal residents as you learn more about native Northeast Florida wildlife. Animal appearances may include, but are not limited to, Gopher Tortoises, Fowler Toads and Florida King Snakes. Topics vary from animal movement to wildlife conservation. Tickets can be purchased at the Front Desk. (Please meet on the first floor inside the JEA Power Play exhibit by the double doors to the JEA Science Theater two minutes before the program begins.)
  • Bryan-Gooding Planetarium Programs
    • 12 p.m. Laser Show
      • Experience total sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images, and digital sound collide to create a family- friendly laser show in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium!
    • 1 p.m. Dynamic Earth
      • Follow a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate, the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.
    • 2 p.m. Skies Over Jacksonville
      • Even at two o’clock in the afternoon you have an opportunity to stare into a dark night sky and contemplate your place in the Universe. Join us under the 60-foot Planetarium dome to be led by our educators through a live-narrated program that investigates our skies over Jacksonville.
    • 3 p.m. Oasis in Space
      • Embark on a startling and beautiful voyage through the universe as you visit planets in search of water, a key ingredient for life on Earth.

Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Daily Programs are $5.95 each
Cosmic concerts are $10 for MOSH Members and $12 for Non-Members

  • JEA Science Theater ($) 
    • 11:30 a.m. – Extreme Science Show
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Daily Animal Shows ($)
    • Invertebrate Encounters
      • 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. – VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
        • Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank. (Please meet on the first floor next to the large blue whale two minutes before the program begins.)
    • Animal Encounter
      • 1:15 p.m.  – JEA Science Theater
        • Join a Naturalist and some of MOSH’s animal residents as you learn more about native Northeast Florida wildlife. Animal appearances may include, but are not limited to, Gopher Tortoises, Fowler Toads and Florida King Snakes. Topics vary from animal movement to wildlife conservation. Tickets can be purchased at the Front Desk.
  • Bryan-Gooding Planetarium Programs ($)
    • 11 a.m. Earth, Moon, & Sun
      • Travel through space and familiarize yourself with the most prominent of celestial bodies—the Earth, Moon, and Sun. “Coyote” will break down some famous misconceptions and uncover the truth about the relationships between these three orbs.
    • 12 p.m. Laser Show
      • Experience total sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images, and digital sound collide to create a family- friendly laser show in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium!
    • 1 p.m. Dynamic Earth
      • Follow a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate, the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.
    • 2 p.m. Skies Over Jacksonville
      • Even at two o’clock in the afternoon you have an opportunity to stare into a dark night sky and contemplate your place in the Universe. Join us under the 60-foot Planetarium dome to be led by our educators through a live-narrated program that investigates our skies over Jacksonville.
    • 4 p.m. Tour of the Solar System
      • This is the closest you’ll come all week to traveling through outer space… guaranteed! Join our Planetarium Educators as they highlight the discoveries of major objects in our Solar System in this live-narrated tour of Earth’s backyard.
    • 5 p.m. Cosmic Concert
    • 6 p.m. Cosmic Concert

Hours: Noon – 5 p.m.
Daily Programs are $5.95 each
Cosmic concerts are $10 for MOSH Members and $12 for Non-Members

  • Daily Animal Shows ($) 
    • Invertebrate Encounters
      • 2 p.m. – VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
        • Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank. (Please meet on the first floor next to the large blue whale two minutes before the program begins.)
    • Animal Encounter
      • 1:15 p.m.  – JEA Science Theater
      • Join a Naturalist and some of MOSH’s animal residents as you learn more about native Northeast Florida wildlife. Animal appearances may include, but are not limited to, Gopher Tortoises, Fowler Toads and Florida King Snakes. Topics vary from animal movement to wildlife conservation. Tickets can be purchased at the Front Desk. (Please meet on the first floor inside the JEA Power Play exhibit by the double doors to the JEA Science Theater two minutes before the program begins.)
  • Bryan-Gooding Planetarium Programs ($)
    • 1 p.m. Dynamic Earth
      • Follow a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate, the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.
    • 2 p.m. Skies Over Jacksonville
      • Even at two o’clock in the afternoon you have an opportunity to stare into a dark night sky and contemplate your place in the Universe. Join us under the 60-foot Planetarium dome to be led by our educators through a live-narrated program that investigates our skies over Jacksonville.
    • 3 p.m. Oasis in Space
      • Embark on a startling and beautiful voyage through the universe as you visit planets in search of water, a key ingredient for life on Earth.
    • 5 p.m. Cosmic Concert

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