Public Opening of Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers

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Public Opening of Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers

September 23, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 1:00 pm

On Saturday, September 23, MOSH invites you to take a trip to ancient Rome with MOSH’s newest Traveling Exhibit: Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers!
Experience the wonders of ancient Rome brought to life in the outstanding interactive exhibition of incredible machines, art and technology by the internationally acclaimed Artisans of Florence. The exhibition features real artifacts and ancient technology reconstructed using designs dating from the height of the Roman Empire; the collection will transport you back two thousand years in the time of Julius Caesar, mighty Centurions and fearsome Gladiators. Don’t miss this unique family experience!

Opening Day Activities (10 a.m. — 5 p.m.):

  • Ancient Rome Engineering Workshop — Learn the concepts of engineering and discover how the Romans used technology to improve their lives. Guests will have the opportunity to build a mini-catapult and Roman arch!
  • Make-A-Mosaic! Let your inner artisan loose while you create your own Roman mosaic masterpiece!
  • Museum-wide Scavenger Hunt
  • Get mobile with the Jacksonville Hot Wheel Club! Build your very own car and watch it go!
  • Special guests, Forge Co. — This local business, launched through One Spark, will be on-site to teach about 3D printing!

Bryan-Gooding Planetarium Special Presentation — 2 p.m.

Ad Astra: To the Stars

Explore what the Romans saw in the sky and how they thought the universe worked.



September 23, 2017
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
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1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32207 United States
(904) 396-MOSH