Visitor Information


MOSH is located on the Southbank of Jacksonville’s beautiful St. Johns River next to Friendship Fountain Park.

1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32207

ONLINE TICKET RESERVATIONS

Tickets are available for advance reservation. Members, please log in to receive your discount. Children 2 and Under are free and do not require a ticket for admission. Other discounts (Bank of America, Museums for All, Etc.) please call (904) 396-6674 or check in at the Museum Guest Relations desk for admission.

Advance online ticket sales are strongly recommended. Tickets are non-transferrable and non-refundable.

Tickets are only valid for the date and time specified. A digital confirmation and timed tickets will be emailed. Guests please bring your printed or digital ticket at your SELECTED time.

PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE MUSEUM

Tickets are also available for purchase upon arrival at the Guest Relations Front Desk in the Museum Lobby.

TICKET PRICES*

ADULTS
$19.95

STUDENTS, SENIORS (55+) & MILITARY
$16.95

CHILDREN (3-12 YRS)
$16.95

MEMBERS and CHILDREN UNDER 2
FREE

*Daily programs such as Science Live shows, Florida Naturalist’s Center shows, and Bryan-Gooding Planetarium shows are available for purchase at the Front Desk.

MOSH MEMBER TICKETS

FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS:

Advanced reservations for MOSH Members are not required for admission, but presentation of your Membership card is required. Members are welcome to visit the Museum at any time during public operating hours. Thank you for your continued support!

SPECIAL TICKET DISCOUNTS

MUSEUMS FOR ALL
Applies to cardholder and three additional guests (4 total individuals). Present your EBT card and ID at the Front Desk to receive reduced admission at $3.00 per EBT cardholder and up to three guests for $3.00 each. (Discount does not apply to Senior, Military, Student, or Youth tickets.)

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
Applies to each guest with a Boys and Girls Club card. Present card to Front Desk to receive reduced admission provided at $2.50 per cardholder. (Discount does not apply to Senior, Military, Student, or Youth tickets.)

BROOKS REHABILITATION, RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES, UF HEALTH PROTON THERAPY INSTITUTE
Patient and accompanying group receive free admission to the Museum. Please present proof of program membership to receive the discount. See your location’s representative for access instructions. (Discount does not apply to Senior, Military, Student, or Youth tickets.)

VYSTAR MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Applies to cardholders only. Please present proof of VyStar debit/credit card/member ID to receive $5 off admission to the Museum. (Discount does not apply to Senior, Military, Student, or Youth tickets.)

CITI BANK EMPLOYEE BENEFITS PROGRAM
Applies to Citi Bank employees and three additional guests (4 total individuals). Please present your Citi Bank employee ID to receive free admission to the Museum. (Discount does not apply to Senior, Military, Student, or Youth tickets.)

BANK OF AMERICA MUSEUMS ON US PROGRAM
Applies to Bank of America cardholders. Please present your active Bank of America, Merrill, or Bank of America Private Bank branded physical or digital/electronic debit or credit card to the Front Desk to receive free admission during the first weekend of each month.

K9S FOR WARRIORS
Trainers and their dogs receive free admission.

RECIPROCAL MEMBERS
Applies to reciprocal museum members (ASTC and SERM). Please present your reciprocal-museum membership ID to the Front Desk to receive free admission to the Museum. The discount applies to the amount of individuals your membership covers.

SPONSORED DAYS
Occasionally MOSH has sponsored days with free admission. If you would like to be alerted about these events, sign up for our newsletter. The sign-up is located near the bottom of the page. Just fill in your email address and click SUBSCRIBE.

*Special Ticket Discounts are only available when purchasing admissions in person at the Front Desk.

Monday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Thursday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Friday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday: Noon – 5 PM

The Museum is closed on the following holidays: 

  • New Year’s Day
  • Easter
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

AMENITIES

WATER FOUNTAINS

Water fountains are available on the first and second floor.

RESTROOMS

Restrooms are located on the first and second floors of the building near the elevator. MOSH offers accessible restrooms, family restrooms, and changing stations.

ST. VINCENT'S HEALTHCARE FIRST AID ROOM

MOSH’s First Aid Room is located in the lobby near KidSpace. Please inquire at Guest Relations for assistance.

STROLLER RENTAL

Strollers are not currently available for COVID-19 safety.

NURSING MOTHERS

We are nursing-friendly in all public areas. Nursing mothers are also welcome to use the St. Vincent’s HealthCare First Aid Room if they desire privacy.

Monday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Daily Programs are $5.95 each

Daily Animal Shows

Invertebrate Encounters

  • 11 AM  |  VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
  • 2:35 PM  |  VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
    Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank. (For the safety of our Touch Tank critters, this program is for guests 6 years and up. Please meet on the first floor next to the large blue whale two minutes before the program begins.)

Animal Encounter

  • 1:35 PM  |  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.)

Planetarium Shows

Laser Show

  • 12 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Experience total sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images, and digital sound collide to create a family-friendly laser show in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium!

Earth, Moon, & Sun

  • 1 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Travel through space and familiarize yourself with the most prominent of celestial bodies—the Earth, Moon, and Sun.  “Coyote” will break down some famous misconceptions and uncover the truth about the relationships between these three orbs.

Skies Over Jacksonville

  • 2 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Even at two o’clock in the afternoon you have an opportunity to stare into a dark night sky and contemplate your place in the Universe. Join us under the 60-foot Planetarium dome to be led by our educators through a live-narrated program that investigates our skies over Jacksonville.

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

  • 3 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Follow Orion’s animated adventures as you learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the sky.

Wednesday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Daily Animal Shows

Animal Encounter

  • 1:35 PM  |  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.)

Planetarium Shows

Laser Show

  • 12 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Experience total sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images, and digital sound collide to create a family-friendly laser show in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium!

Earth, Moon, & Sun

  • 1 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Travel through space and familiarize yourself with the most prominent of celestial bodies—the Earth, Moon, and Sun.  “Coyote” will break down some famous misconceptions and uncover the truth about the relationships between these three orbs.

Skies Over Jacksonville

  • 2 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Even at two o’clock in the afternoon you have an opportunity to stare into a dark night sky and contemplate your place in the Universe. Join us under the 60-foot Planetarium dome to be led by our educators through a live-narrated program that investigates our skies over Jacksonville.

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

  • 3 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Follow Orion’s animated adventures as you learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the sky.

Thursday: 10 AM – 5 PM 

Daily Animal Shows

Invertebrate Encounters

  • 11 AM  |  VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
  • 2:35 PM  |  VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
    Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank. (For the safety of our Touch Tank critters, this program is for guests 6 years and up. Please meet on the first floor next to the large blue whale two minutes before the program begins.)

Animal Encounter

  • 1:35 PM  |  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.)

Planetarium Shows

Laser Show

  • 12 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Experience total sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images, and digital sound collide to create a family-friendly laser show in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium!

Earth, Moon, & Sun

  • 1 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Travel through space and familiarize yourself with the most prominent of celestial bodies—the Earth, Moon, and Sun.  “Coyote” will break down some famous misconceptions and uncover the truth about the relationships between these three orbs.

Skies Over Jacksonville

  • 2 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Even at two o’clock in the afternoon you have an opportunity to stare into a dark night sky and contemplate your place in the Universe. Join us under the 60-foot Planetarium dome to be led by our educators through a live-narrated program that investigates our skies over Jacksonville.

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

  • 3 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Follow Orion’s animated adventures as you learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the sky.

Friday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Science Shows

Science Live!

  • 12:30 PM  |  JEA Science Theater
    Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.

Daily Animal Shows

Invertebrate Encounters

  • 11 AM  |  VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
  • 2:35 PM  |  VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
    Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank. (For the safety of our Touch Tank critters, this program is for guests 6 years and up. Please meet on the first floor next to the large blue whale two minutes before the program begins.)

Animal Encounter

  • 1:35 PM  |  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.)

Planetarium Shows

Laser Show

  • 12 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Experience total sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images, and digital sound collide to create a family-friendly laser show in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium!

Earth, Moon, & Sun

  • 1 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Travel through space and familiarize yourself with the most prominent of celestial bodies—the Earth, Moon, and Sun.  “Coyote” will break down some famous misconceptions and uncover the truth about the relationships between these three orbs.

Skies Over Jacksonville

  • 2 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Even at two o’clock in the afternoon you have an opportunity to stare into a dark night sky and contemplate your place in the Universe. Join us under the 60-foot Planetarium dome to be led by our educators through a live-narrated program that investigates our skies over Jacksonville.

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

    • 3 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
      Follow Orion’s animated adventures as you learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the sky.

Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM 

Science Shows

Science Live!

  • 12:30 PM  |  JEA Science Theater
  • 2:15 PM | JEA Science Theater
    Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive Science Show.

Daily Animal Shows

Invertebrate Encounters

  • 11 AM  |  VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
  • 2:35 PM  |  VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
    Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank. (For the safety of our Touch Tank critters, this program is for guests 6 years and up. Please meet on the first floor next to the large blue whale two minutes before the program begins.)

Animal Encounter

  • 1:35 PM  |  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.)

Planetarium Shows

Zula Patrol

  • 11 AM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    While on a routine fossil hunting expedition, the Zula Patrol discovers that someone’s been dumping trash in Earth’s prehistoric past! On their mission to catch the culprit, they learn all about the formation and development of Earth and its inhabitants.

Laser Show

  • 12 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Experience total sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images, and digital sound collide to create a family-friendly laser show in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium!

Earth, Moon, & Sun

  • 1 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Travel through space and familiarize yourself with the most prominent of celestial bodies—the Earth, Moon, and Sun.  “Coyote” will break down some famous misconceptions and uncover the truth about the relationships between these three orbs.

Skies Over Jacksonville

  • 2 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Even at two o’clock in the afternoon you have an opportunity to stare into a dark night sky and contemplate your place in the Universe. Join us under the 60-foot Planetarium dome to be led by our educators through a live-narrated program that investigates our skies over Jacksonville.

Tour of the Solar System

  • 4 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    This is the closest you’ll come all week to traveling through outer space… guaranteed! Join our Planetarium Educators as they highlight the discoveries of major objects in our Solar System in this live-narrated tour of Earth’s backyard.

Sunday: 12 – 5 PM

Daily Animal Shows

Invertebrate Encounters

  • 2:35 PM  |  VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank in Atlantic Tails
    Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank. (For the safety of our Touch Tank critters, this program is for guests 6 years and up. Please meet on the first floor next to the large blue whale two minutes before the program begins.)

Animal Encounter

  • 1:35 PM  |  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.)

Planetarium Shows

Earth, Moon, & Sky

  • 1 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Travel through space and familiarize yourself with the most prominent of celestial bodies—the Earth, Moon, and Sun.  “Coyote” will break down some famous misconceptions and uncover the truth about the relationships between these three orbs.

Skies Over Jacksonville

  • 2 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Even at two o’clock in the afternoon you have an opportunity to stare into a dark night sky and contemplate your place in the Universe. Join us under the 60-foot Planetarium dome to be led by our educators through a live-narrated program that investigates our skies over Jacksonville.

Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

  • 3 PM  |  Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
    Follow Orion’s animated adventures as you learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the sky.

PARKING

There are several parking options for MOSH visitors. Click HERE for a parking map.

FREE PARKING
Parking is available on a first come, first served basis in the Museum’s east lot, located next to the Main Street Bridge. Visitors may find additional parking:

  • In the former River City Brewing Company lot, across from the main entrance to the Museum | Parking is only available on the perimeter of the lot; please do not park within the fenced area.
  • Under the Acosta Expressway on Museum Circle | This lot may be accessed from Museum Circle towards the I-95 South On-Ramp; it is located to the right of the On-Ramp.
  • On San Marco Blvd next to the San Marco Skyway Station

PAID PARKING
Paid parking is available in the non-MOSH designated spots in the lot near River City Brewing Company. Visitors can also park in the Kings Avenue Parking Garage and take the Skyway to the San Marco stop. For details, days, and hours of operation, visit JTA’s website.

DROP-OFF AREA
To ensure safety and refrain from blocking traffic, we ask that you pull completely into the circle in front of Friendship Fountain Park to drop off or pick up passengers.

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