Museum of Science and History, Jacksonville
The Museum of Science and History – Jacksonville – Florida has many different experiences to offer the traveling visitor. Apart from being one of the most naturally beautiful states with many wildlife reserves and thriving undisturbed ecosystems, there are also many great culturally and intellectually stimulating places to visit.
The Museum of Science and History is one such intellectually stimulating venue. It is one of the best places in Florida to learn about science and history, and also has a wonderful planetarium that is truly amazing to see. Staff recommends that at least 3 or more hours should be taken to fully enjoy the experience.
What to Expect
Visitors to the Museum of Science and History should expect to have a fun and educational learning experience. All of the exhibits and programs are offered indoors, so weather is not a concern. There are a wide variety of programs and events that should interest everyone in your party. Visitors should wear comfortable shoes and clothing for maximum comfort.
Hours of Operation
The Museum of Science and History – Jacksonville – Florida is open from 10AM-5PM Monday through Friday, and from 10AM-6PM Saturdays. Sunday hours are 1PM-6PM. The Museum of Science and History is open every day except for a few special days. These are: Easter, Christmas Eve and day, Thanksgiving Day, New Year ’s Day, and MOSH Party days and other special events.
Admission cost is $9 per adult and $7 for children 3-12. Active military personal receive a discount price of $7.50, and seniors (over 55) pay $7.50 as well. Members to the museum get in free. The planetarium and extreme science shows are each $1 more per person.
How to Get There
From I-10 E take the South I-95 exit towards Daytona Beach. Take a right onto exit 350B towards San Marco Blvd. Merge onto Gary Street. Turn left onto San Marco Blvd. You will reach a traffic circle called Museum Circle. This is where the museum is situated. Take a right into the museum parking lot.