Stage 9 Exhibits Presents The Lost World of Dragons at the Museum of Science & History

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Stage 9 Exhibits Presents The Lost World of Dragons at the Museum of Science & History

Jacksonville, Fla. –– May 12, 2021 ––  The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) today announced the opening date of its newest exhibition, The Lost World of Dragons. The exhibition, developed by Stage 9 Exhibits, explores the tales and tails of these ancient mythical beasts. Opening to the public on Saturday, May 29, The Lost World of Dragons is sure to breathe new fire into your imagination.

The exhibition will showcase a unique, custom and interactive experience for guests of all ages. Visitors will be immersed in stories and mythology of dragons –– from the lore and history of nearly every region and culture, spanning from Norway to ancient China. Interactive displays and photo opportunities deeply engage visitors in the amazing world of dragons. The Lost World of Dragons celebrates and explores both the history of and science behind how the dragon myth has grown through ages and cultures.

Adrienne Mayor, a Stanford University scholar, noted author and respected expert, provided consultation for this exhibition. Ms. Mayor has travelled the world and dusty archives to bring fascinating dragon myths and lore to life.

“MOSH is excited to transport Northeast Florida residents and visitors alike into the mythical world of the dragon,” said Bruce Fafard, CEO of MOSH. “We are celebrating our 80th anniversary this year, and we are pleased to continue to build on our mission of inspiring the joy of lifelong learning. This interactive exhibition will thrill the novice and expert alike, and we welcome visitors to explore this one-of-a-kind experience throughout the summer.”

The Lost World of Dragons features several components, including:

  • Eight Animatronic dragons from all different regions of the world
  • Unique photo opportunities
  • Creative interactive stations that inform and engage
  • Magnetic puzzles and engraved plate rubbing stations
  • A dragon fossil dig
  • A shadow puppet theatre
  • VR dragon flight experience with HTC Vive
  • Custom designed themed scenery environments

To find out more about The Lost World of Dragons and exhibition hours, please visit themosh.org.

MOSH is committed to the safety of all guests during COVID-19. Masks are required for Museum entry for all visitors ages 6+, with single-use masks available for purchase for $1. Social distancing is encouraged, and hand sanitizing stations are available throughout the Museum. High-traffic areas are cleaned and disinfected regularly. Timed ticketing is required to ensure capacity remains at safe levels throughout the day; tickets are available online or at the door.

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About The Museum of Science & History (MOSH)

The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) is located at 1025 Museum Circle near Friendship Park. MOSH, first chartered in 1941, inspires the joy of lifelong learning by bringing to life the sciences and regional history. Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for youth, students, active and retired military and seniors. There is no admission fee for children 2 and under or Museum members. Learn more at themosh.org.

Museum funding is provided in part by the City of Jacksonville and the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, Inc.; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts; Historic Museums Grants-in-Aid Program assistance provided by the Bureau of Historical Museums, Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State, Secretary of State.


About Stage 9 Exhibits

Stage 9 Exhibits is a full-service developer of creative, unusual exhibits for permanent or temporary display. Stage 9 Exhibits owns, operates, and tours a total of eight internationally-acclaimed exhibitions including: Expedition: DinosaurHall of Heroes, POPnologyThe Animation AcademySweet: A Tasty Journey, Rock U: The Institute of Rock “N” Roll, and Toytopia.

For more information about Stage 9 Exhibits, call 916-246-0445 or visit www.stageninedesign.com