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
    • 12:30 p.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Creation Station 
    • 2:45 p.m. – Workshop
      • Get hands-on with STEAM by designing, testing, and creating in the Creation Station. Guests will gain a skill and take home an item of their making such as wiggly bots, catapults, and more!
  • 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
      • These shows in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium combine laser lights and images with 35,000 watts of digital power!
    • 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
      • 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. 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
    • 12:30 p.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Creation Station 
    • 2:45 p.m. – Workshop
      • Get hands-on with STEAM by designing, testing, and creating in the Creation Station. Guests will gain a skill and take home an item of their making such as wiggly bots, catapults, and more!
  • 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
      • These shows in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium combine laser lights and images with 35,000 watts of digital power!
    • 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
      • 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. 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
    • 12:30 p.m. – JEA Science Theater
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Creation Station 
    • 2:45 p.m. – Workshop
      • Get hands-on with STEAM by designing, testing, and creating in the Creation Station. Guests will gain a skill and take home an item of their making such as wiggly bots, catapults, and more!
  • 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
      • These shows in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium combine laser lights and images with 35,000 watts of digital power!
    • 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
      • 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. 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 ($) 
    • 12:30 p.m. – Extreme Science Show
      • Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.
  • Daily Animal Shows ($)
    • 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
      • 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. 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
      • 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
      • 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.
    • 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
      • 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. 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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