Museum of Science and Industry
Where are we going today?

MOSI is a not-for-profit, community-based institution and educational resource dedicated to advancing public interest, knowledge, and understanding of science, industry, and technology. With a total size of over 400,000 square feet, MOSI is the largest science center in the southeastern United States, and home to the only IMAX® Dome Theatre in the state of Florida. Kids In Charge! The Children’s Science Center at MOSI is the largest children’s science center in the nation. Disasterville, featuring WeatherQuest, combines education and 10,000 square feet of interactive exhibits on the science behind natural disasters.  MOSI’s newest permanent exhibition, The Amazing You, explores the fascinating world of birth through end of life. Conquer your fears and experience an adrenaline rush like no other on MOSI’s newest permanent attraction, the Sky Trail® Ropes Course, featuring 36 elements on a 12 – 36 foot high, multilevel structure.  MOSI is the proud winner of the 2009 National Medal for Museums by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the nation’s highest honor for museums. For more information on MOSI, visit our website.


I'm hungry!

The MOSI Cafe is a great oasis and fun place to eat for the whole family! Take a break during your visit and enjoy terrific family favorites or our delicious daily specials. Making a visit to the The MOSI Cafe is a perfect recipe for lunch or a snack.

Teachers Corner

Whether you and your child are working towards a merit badge or just looking for something exciting to do over the weekend, our highly-trained staff are sure to make your experience unforgettable! MOSI Education offers programs for all ages—from toddlers just learning to use their motor skills to adults and seniors looking to exercise their minds.

Can I have one of those?

MOSI features The Elements Gift in the main lobby. Elements offers many one-of-a-kind gifts. You'll find jewelry, beautiful butterfly and ladybug items, merchandise from local artists, rocks, fossils, as well as cool gadgets and electronics.

Are we there yet?

MOSI is located in north Tampa at 4801 E. Fowler Ave., across from the USF Sun Dome, and just one mile from Busch Gardens. Parking is $4 per car for non members and free for MOSI members and IMAX only patrons.

I need a little extra help!

Disabled Parking, Automatic Doors, Up to 3 wheelchairs may be borrowed on a first-come. If you require an accommodation for your visit, please contact Anthonette Carregal , Vice President of Education, at least 15 working days prior to your visit by calling (813) 987-6333 or by email at

Baby Facilities

MOSI Cafe offers milk-warming facilities.

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Museum of Science and Industry
4801 E Fowler Avenue
Tampa FL 33617

Telephone: (813) 987-6000
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Adult: 20.95

Child: 16.95

Discount: Group discounts available


Open From: Open 365 days a year

Gates open: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

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