Tonca’s 57th Birthday Shell-abration

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Tonca’s 57th Birthday Shell-abration

July 8, 2023 at 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Oh snap, Tonca’s birthday is coming up! You’re invited to Tonca’s 57th birthday Shell-abration for an exclusive opportunity to observe Tonca’s annual check-up in the JEA Science Theater. Tickets include general admission to MOSH, priority party seating, and a chance to win Ton-casso art! Tonca hopes to see you there for a turtley awesome time! The Theater doors open at 1:45 PM. 


VIT (Very Important Tonca) Access:
$35 | Adult
$30 | Youth
$5 | Ton-casso Art Raffle Ticket

Adult and Youth tickets include:
– General Admission to the Museum
– Priority Seating in the JEA Science Theater for an exclusive viewing of Tonca’s medical exam
– Chance to win Ton-casso art that will be created during the event
– Kilwins turtle ice cream treats
– Unlimited photos of MOSH’s amazing animals

About Tonca’s medical exam: Guests will be able to observe Tonca’s medical exam, shell cleaning, claw trimming, and learn interesting facts about alligator snapping turtles and other animals from the MOSH Florida Naturalist’s Center.

About Ton-casso art: Tonca will paint with his tail after his medical exam. The raffle tickets purchased will be used to select a winner at the end of the program. MOSH Staff will select as many winners as there are paintings (If Tonca only paints three canvases, we will select three winners. The safety and welfare of the animal always comes first.)

Each ticket purchase goes directly to the support, care, and enrichment of Tonca and his friends.



July 8, 2023
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32207 United States
(904) 396-6674
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