The Association for Childhood Education charters The Jacksonville Children’s Museum, located at 1061 Riverside Avenue.
The Jacksonville Children’s Museum moves in a Victorian mansion in Riverside.
MOSH’s Naturalists have offered hands-on learning opportunities for decades. These opossums were part of the living collection in 1967.
Opened 33,000-square-foot building in a more centralized Downtown location along the Southbank.
The Jacksonville Children’s Museum becomes the Jacksonville Museum of Arts and Sciences.
The Museum earns its first accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums.
The Jacksonville Museum of Arts and Sciences becomes the Museum of Science and History (MOSH), and 37,500 square feet of space is added — including the Alexander Brest Planetarium.
MOSH is designated as a Florida Major Cultural institution by the Department of State.
The current building is renovated to expand the core exhibition galleries, add program and classroom space, increase collection storage spaces, and upgrade all of the support systems.
Opened core exhibit Atlantic Tails: Whales, Dolphins & Manatees of Northeast Florida.
MOSH receives the Mimi and Lee Adams Environmental Award for the exhibit Atlantic Tails: Whales, Dolphins & Manatees of Northeast Florida.
Completed renovations, increasing square footage to 82,200 square feet.
Earned subsequent accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums.
Opened core exhibit Currents of Time: A History of Jacksonville & Northeast Florida.
Received Jacksonville Environmental Protection Agency Institution’s Award for Atlantic Tails: Whales, Dolphins & Manatees of Northeast Florida.
Named Smithsonian Affiliate.
Received National Award of Commendation from the American Association for State and Local History for the interpretation of regional history through the exhibit Currents of Time: A History of Jacksonville & Northeast Florida.
Received City of Jacksonville Historic Preservation Award for Currents of Time: A History of Jacksonville & Northeast Florida.
Named International Star Station One partner.
Opened renovated JEA Science Theater.
Opened core exhibit Aqua Expo.
Opened core science exhibit Universe of Science.
Opened core exhibit Florida Naturalist’s Center.
Opened core aquarium exhibit Water Worlds.
Commemorated 60th anniversary of continuous contract with Duval County Public Schools.
Opened core health science exhibit The Body Within, in partnership with Baptist Health.
Opened new 2,400-square-foot classroom suite on the Museum’s first floor.
Unveiled the new Bryan-Gooding Planetarium in the fully renovated Alexander Brest Science Theater.
Opened the Space Science Gallery.
Complete Phase I of the Hixon Native Plant Courtyard renovation.
Earned subsequent reaccreditation from the American Alliance of Museums.
Completed Phase II of the Hixon Native Plant Courtyard renovation.
Opened Interpreting Northeast Florida: A Historic Mural by Elmer Grey, in partnership with Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
Opened core exhibit JEA PowerPlay: Understanding Our Energy Choices and the newly renovated JEA Science Theater.
Received City of Jacksonville Historic Preservation Award for signature exhibit Jacksonville by Design: AIA Celebrates 100 Years of Architecture.
Named 2013 Best Museum and 2013 Best Educational Camp by Jax4Kids.
Received the Regional Council Special Achievement Award in Partnership with Mayor Alvin Brown for 450 Years of French History in Florida.
Received The Nonprofit Center for Northeast Florida’s Change Agent Award for the community-wide RACE initiative.
Received the 2014 Collaboration and Innovation award for RACE: Are We So Different?
Received the City of Jacksonville Historic Preservation Award for signature exhibit Uncovering the Past: New Archaeological Discoveries of Northeast Florida.
Opened new core exhibit Health in Motion: Discover What MOVES You.
Opened new outdoor sustainable landscape exhibit JEA HydroLogic.
Organized Voices of Hope community programming initiative with partners across the region focused on the Anne Frank: A History for Today exhibition.