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1025 Museum Circle

Jacksonville, FL 32207
904.396.MOSH






ONGOING

Through September 14 – Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived tells the remarkable story of Megalodon, a 60-foot-long prehistoric shark that ruled the seas more than two million years ago. Get up close and personal as you walk into a life-sized sculpture, unearth sharks teeth in a dig pit, and learn about the shark’s history its modern-day relatives the great white and makos sharks. Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived incorporates Megalodon teeth uncovered in our very own St. Johns River and spreads the message of the importance of shark conservation. See the exhibit on display at MOSH through September 14. Learn more here.

Through August 31 – Uncovering the Past: New Archaeological Discoveries of Northeast Florida – MOSH is proud to present this new exhibit in partnership with the Timucuan Trail Parks Foundation. The fields of archaeology, history, science and land preservation merge to reveal a comprehensive look at Native American life both before and after European contact in what archaeologists call the St. Mary’s Region. View artifacts never before displayed to the public, learn how archaeologists use science in the field and the lab, and get to know some of Northeast Florida’s beautiful city, state and national parks and the important role they play in preserving our native history. Uncovering the Past, curated by Keith H. Ashley, Ph.D., a University of North Florida archaeologist, features artwork by Theodore Morris and archaeological materials and artifacts from MOSH, National Park Service and University of North Florida. Learn more here.

Fridays – $5 Fridays – Every Friday, come to MOSH to enjoy $5 admission and extended hours. The Museum is open late ‘til 8 p.m. (Note: Additional discounts or coupons are not permitted.)

Jacksonville Herpetological Society Monthly Meetings - On the first Sunday* of every month, the Jacksonville Herpetological Society meets in the Wells Fargo Conference Room at MOSH from 2-5 p.m. The JHS meeting usually consists of a guest speaker, a question and answer forum and a raffle. Speaker topics vary and first time guests are free to attend.



AUGUST

August 1 – First Friday Cosmic Concerts* – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert! Catch Laser Mania at 7 p.m., Retro Laser at 8 p.m., Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here at 9 p.m., and Hypnotica at 10 p.m. Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses. Tickets are available online at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door. * Please note: Cosmic Concerts have changed from every Friday night to only the first Friday of each month.

August 9 – Lego® Camp-In – Calling all LEGO® fans! Gather your bricks and head over to MOSH for an after-hours build-a-thon. Campers will freestyle build, watch a movie and will have free time to explore the Museum. Cost is $35 per person (adult required) and includes a late night pizza snack and continental breakfast. Members receive a 20% discount. Register Here.

August 13 – Little Learners: Sesame Street’s One World, One Sky and Greet a Gator – Bring your little ones to MOSH the second Wednesday of every month for exclusive programming for preschool-aged children and their caregivers. From 9 to 11 a.m. admission is only $5 per person (ages 3 & up) and includes programs at 10 and 11 a.m. In August, Little Learners will be treated to Sesame Street’s One World, One Sky in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium and will meet baby alligators. Call 904.396.MOSH (6674) for details. We highly recommend you register in advance to guarantee your place. These programs SELL OUT!Register here.

August 28 – MOSH After Dark: Beer Workshop with Green Room Brewery & Girls Pint Out – Join the festivities at this beer workshop hosted by Green Room Brewery. Learn everything from home brewing to factory brewing as you taste different beers. Cost is $20; MOSH Members receive a 20% discount. Doors open at 6; programs begins at 6:30 p.m. Beer Workshop with Green Room Brewery is part of MOSH After Dark, a fun series of adult programs presented each month. Register Here!



SEPTEMBER

September 5 – First Friday Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert! Catch Laser Magic at 7 p.m., Laser Vinyl at 8 p.m., Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon at 9 p.m., and Led Zeppelin at 10 p.m. Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses. Tickets are available online at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door.

September 6 – Boy Scout Workshop: Citizenship of the Community – Discover what it takes to be a good citizen in your community. Learn the rights, duties, and obligations of citizenship, and how you can demonstrate good citizenship in your community. The workshop is from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is $30 per scout and $10 per adult or troop leader; Register here.

September 10 – Little Learners: Zula Patrol & Science Show – Bring your little ones to MOSH the second Wednesday of every month for exclusive programming for preschool-aged children and their caregivers. Doors open at 9 a.m. and programs are at 10 and 11 a.m. Admission is only $5 per person (ages 3 & up). In September, Little Learners will be treated to Zula Patrol in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium and a Science Show. We highly recommend you register in advance to guarantee your place. These programs SELL OUT!Register here.

September 17 – Homeschool Program: Family Workshop – Homeschool families will launch to new heights in understanding scientific methods and laws of motion delivered through the theme of rockets. Parents and students will separate for a portion of the program so that parents can explore how to incorporate an inquiry approach to teaching science. Programs are appropriate for elementary-aged students. However, all ages are welcome to attend. Time is included to explore the Museum. Cost is $8 per student and parent, $5 for Member students and FREE for Member parents. This program will start at 9 and end at 11 a.m. Register Here.

September 20 – Infusing Science Into Afterschool: STEM System Building Workshop – Do you teach an afterschool program? Make sure to register for this FREE hands-on workshop designed to give you the tools you need to integrate STEM learning into your afterschool program. The day’s activities start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. Infusing Science Into Afterschool is supported by the Noyce Foundation. Learn more and sign up here.

September 25 – MOSH After Dark: The Science of Cooking with Head Chef Bennett Depew of Harry's Seafood Bar and Grill – Foodies unite! We’ve all heard the phrase the art of cooking…Head to MOSH to learn the science behind preparing meals with Head Chef Bennett Depew of Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grill. Chef Depew will even share some of his concoctions with attendees. Cost is $20; MOSH Members receive a 20% discount. Doors open at 6; program begins at 6:30 p.m. The Science of Cooking is part of MOSH After Dark, a fun series of adult programs presented each month. Register Here!



OCTOBER

October 3 – First Friday Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert! Catch Fright Night at 7 p.m., Laser Pop at 8 p.m., Queen at 9 p.m., and Pink Floyd: The Wall at 10 p.m. Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses. Tickets are available online at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door.

October 4 – Boy Scout Workshop – Citizenship of the Nation – As Scouts fulfill the requirements for this merit badge, they will learn how to become active citizens are aware of and grateful for their liberties and rights, to participate in their governments and protect their freedom, helping to defend their country and standing up for individual rights on behalf of all its citizens. The workshop is from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is $30 per scout and $10 per adult or troop leader. Register here.

October 8 – Little Learners: Earth, Moon & Sun and Spooky Shapes and Colors – Bring your little ones to MOSH the second Wednesday of every month for exclusive programming for preschool-aged children and their caregivers. Doors open at 9 a.m. and programs are at 10 and 11 a.m. Admission is only $5 per person (ages 3 & up). In October, Little Learners will be treated to Earth, Moon & Sun in the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium and a Halloween-themed program on shapes and colors. We highly recommend you register in advance to guarantee your place. These programs SELL OUT!Register here.

October 11 – Odyssey’s SHIPWRECK! Pirates & TreasureOdyssey's SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure brings real shipwreck treasures - and the technology used to recover it - to the Museum of Science & History! Find out what it's like to be a shipwreck explorer, the captain of a sinking ship or a pirate on the run with hands-on activities including a robotic arm to pick up treasure and a hurricane simulator to challenge the storm. Discover more than 500 priceless artifacts recovered from famous shipwrecks including real gold and silver treasure. Join MOSH for its grand opening on October 11 for a fun-filled quest that will include swashbuckling fun for all ages. Grand opening activities will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

October 15 – Homeschool Program: Hats Off to Jacksonville & La Caroline: Jacksonville's Rock Opera – MOSH is excited to offer this special presentation of La Caroline to homeschool families. This dynamic rock opera is written by Jacksonville musician and playwright Jennifer Chase with original music by John Citrone. La Caroline uncovers the lives of French and Spanish explorers, the aristocracy, and Timucua Indians at Fort Caroline in the 16th century. Throughout the performance, parallels emerge between old world ideas and today’s struggles. Please Note: Hats Off to Jacksonville will start at 10 a.m. and La Caroline will start at 11:30 a.m. *Cost for this program is $10 per person. Register here and learn more at www.LaCaroline.org.

October 15 & 16 – La Caroline Rock Opera at MOSH – MOSH is excited to host La Caroline, a ground-breaking and dynamic rock opera written by Jacksonville musician and playwright Jennifer Chase with original music by John Citrone. La Caroline uncovers the lives of French and Spanish explorers, the aristocracy, and Timucua Indians at Fort Caroline in the 16th century. Colorful characters, drama and dance collide with contemporary rock music. The characters sing their stories as French and American musicians perform the music live. Throughout the performance, parallels emerge between old world ideas and today’s struggles. To learn more, visit www.LaCaroline.org.

October 18 – Brownie Badge Workshop: Bugs – Through hands-on crafts and activities and classroom discussion, scouts will learn about the little bugs that live all around us then will embark on a bug hunt to see bugs in action. The workshop is from 9 to 11 a.m. and is $12 per scout. Register here.

October 24 – Fall Into Fun Day Camp – New this year! MOSH is holding One Day Fun Day Camps on the days DCPS students are off. Kindergarten through fifth grade campers will enjoy fall-themed activities and science experiments from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $55; MOSH Members receive a 20% discount. Extended care is available. Register here.

October 25 – Pirate-Themed Halloween Camp-In – Ahoy mates! Don your best pirate attire for this overnight camp-in at MOSH that includes a costume contest. Explore the Museum’s traveling exhibit, ODYSSEYSs Shipwreck! Pirates & Treasure, go to a Planetarium program, embark on a scavenger hunt and end the night with a movie. Cost is $35 per person (adult required) and includes a late night pizza snack and continental breakfast. Members receive a 20% discount. Register here.

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