MOSH Hours

  • 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 days: 

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

Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

  • Extreme Science Show ($)
    • 12:30 p.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Daily Animal Shows ($)
    • 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.
    • 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 ($)
    • 12 p.m. Matinee Laser Show
      • These shows in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium combine laser lights and images with 35,000 watts of digital power!
    • 1 p.m. Dynamic Earth
      • This planet we find ourselves on bourgeons with life. Learn about the complex and highly interconnected systems that keep this dynamic planet thriving.
    • 2 p.m. Skies Over Jacksonville
      • There’s glorious spring daylight outside during this time of the day, but that’s no problem. Join us in the Planetarium to learn all about what’s out there in the dark night skies above our region of the world.
    • 3 p.m. Between Space & Time: Mexica Archaeoastronomy
      • Pre-Hispanic cultures in central Mexico used their knowledge of the
        calendar and their knowledge of astronomy to found the capital of their
        empire: Tenochtitlan.

Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

  • Extreme Science Show ($)
    • 11 a.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • This interactive Science Show is geared toward children 5 and under. Ticket costs for children 5 and under are sponsored by PNC.
    • 12:30 p.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Daily Animal Shows ($)
    • 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.
    • 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 ($)
    • 12 p.m. Matinee Laser Show
      • These shows in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium combine laser lights and images with 35,000 watts of digital power!
    • 1 p.m. Dynamic Earth
      • This planet we find ourselves on bourgeons with life. Learn about the complex and highly interconnected systems that keep this dynamic planet thriving.
    • 2 p.m. Skies Over Jacksonville
      • There’s glorious spring daylight outside during this time of the day, but that’s no problem. Join us in the Planetarium to learn all about what’s out there in the dark night skies above our region of the world.
    • 3 p.m. Between Space & Time: Mexica Archaeoastronomy
      • Pre-Hispanic cultures in central Mexico used their knowledge of the
        calendar and their knowledge of astronomy to found the capital of their
        empire: Tenochtitlan.

Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

  • Extreme Science Show ($)
    • 11 a.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • This interactive Science Show is geared toward children 5 and under. Ticket costs for children 5 and under are sponsored by PNC.
    • 12:30 p.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Daily Animal Shows ($)
    • 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.
    • 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 ($)
    • 12 p.m. Matinee Laser Show
      • These shows in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium combine laser lights and images with 35,000 watts of digital power!
    • 1 p.m. Dynamic Earth
      • This planet we find ourselves on bourgeons with life. Learn about the complex and highly interconnected systems that keep this dynamic planet thriving.
    • 2 p.m. Skies Over Jacksonville
      • There’s glorious spring daylight outside during this time of the day, but that’s no problem. Join us in the Planetarium to learn all about what’s out there in the dark night skies above our region of the world.
    • 3 p.m. Between Space & Time: Mexica Archaeoastronomy
      • Pre-Hispanic cultures in central Mexico used their knowledge of the
        calendar and their knowledge of astronomy to found the capital of their
        empire: Tenochtitlan.

Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

  • Extreme Science Show ($)
    • 11 a.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • This interactive Science Show is geared toward children 5 and under. Ticket costs for children 5 and under are sponsored by PNC.
    • 12:30 & 2:45 p.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Daily Animal Shows ($)
    • 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.
    • 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
      • Join an adventure in space as you learn the truth behind some common
        misconceptions about our Earth and its relationship with the Moon and Sun.
    • 12 p.m. Matinee Laser Show
      • These shows in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium combine laser lights and images with 35,000 watts of digital power!
    • 1 p.m. Dynamic Earth
      • This planet we find ourselves on bourgeons with life. Learn about the complex and highly interconnected systems that keep this dynamic planet thriving.
    • 2 p.m. Skies Over Jacksonville
      • There’s glorious spring daylight outside during this time of the day, but that’s no problem. Join us in the Planetarium to learn all about what’s out there in the dark night skies above our region of the world.
    • 4 p.m. Tour of the Solar System
      • A live interactive program discussing the major objects, as well as our exploration and discoveries, of our solar system.

Hours: Noon – 5 p.m. 

  • Extreme Science Show ($)
    • 2:30 p.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Daily Animal Shows ($)
    • Invertebrate Encounters
      • 12:15 p.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.
    • 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 ($)
    • 1 p.m. Dynamic Earth
      • This planet we find ourselves on bourgeons with life. Learn about the complex and highly interconnected systems that keep this dynamic planet thriving.
    • 2 p.m. Skies Over Jacksonville
      • There’s glorious spring daylight outside during this time of the day, but that’s no problem. Join us in the Planetarium to learn all about what’s out there in the dark night skies above our region of the world.
    • 3 p.m. Between Space & Time: Mexica Archaeoastronomy
      • Pre-Hispanic cultures in central Mexico used their knowledge of the
        calendar and their knowledge of astronomy to found the capital of their
        empire: Tenochtitlan.

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