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MOAS - Museum of Arts and Sciences

352 South Nova Road, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4512
+1 386-255-0285
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Great Collection of Coca Cola related Items as well as Americana

We had a nice visit to the MOAS which had a great emphasis on Coca Cola related items as well as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
California Hot Springs, California
Great collection of Florida art.

Hyatt and Cici Brown Museum of Art which is part of MOAS. This place is a little gem. Free parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ottawa, Canada
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The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is the primary art, science and history museum in Central Florida. The area's largest museum, MOAS is nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate. Located on a 90-acre Florida nature preserve, the 100,000 square foot facility is host to over 30,000 objects including the Dow Gallery of American Art, one of the finest collections of American art in the Southeast, the Schulte Gallery of Chinese Art, the Bouchelle Collection and Gallery of Decorative Arts, the largest and most comprehensive collection in the South, and the Root Family Museum featuring restored railroad cars, antique automobiles and the largest collection of Coca-Cola(R) memorabilia in Florida. The Helene B. Roberson Visible Storage Building exhibits thousands of objects from many donors which are owned by the Museum, while the Linda and Williams Children's Museum presents an interactive experience for children. A new state-of-the-art planetarium and the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art showcasing the largest collection of Florida-based art in the world, rounds out areas to explore inside the Museum of Arts & Sciences. The Museum's new West Wing will open to the public on October 30, 2015. The West Wing contains the Gillespy Gallery of Sub-Saharan African artifacts, the Cuban Foundation Museum showcasing one of the most significant collections of Cuban paintings in the United States, and a prehistory of Florida gallery, featuring Florida's Giant Ground Sloth skeleton.
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352 South Nova Road, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4512
+1 386-255-0285
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice visit to the MOAS which had a great emphasis on Coca Cola related items as well as two nice railroad passenger cars along with Sculpture,Art and a Planetarium,it is a nice collection with a wide variety. Mike

Thank frau
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hyatt and Cici Brown Museum of Art which is part of MOAS. This place is a little gem. Free parking, clean washrooms, gift shop, snack bar, 8 bucks to get in for seniors. We almost had the place to ourselves except for another couple. There...More

Thank Larry_and_Catherine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't realize how many different things were in the museum. I thought it was mostly art but was pleasantly surprised by the variety. The planetarium show was great and Jason provided interesting tidbits about the sky. The railroad cars and the Coca Cola exhibits...More

Thank Kathleen103
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We were on our last day of vacation at New Smyrna Beach and were looking for things to do. We decided to check out Daytona Beach, and since the weather was very hot and humid, looked for something indoor. Found the Museum and Planetarium in...More

Thank NJLindaTom
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We've been here once before and enjoyed it. We read in the paper about some new exhibits that we wanted to see (history of St. Augustine, Seminole tribe, and other local cultural exhibits). After we bought our tickets to the MOAS I asked where these...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Is it a science museum? The planetarium is really nice, and the giant sloth is amazing. But other science/industry exhibits were just okay. Is it an art museum? There is some interesting art, especially the furniture gallery and Cuban collection. But the other exhibits ate...More

1  Thank mdiv2001
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We are so fortunate to have such a nice museum in Daytona Beach. The buildings are very spacious & artwork & exhibits are wonderful. We also enjoy the Planetarium shows. It's a great place to spend time with your spouse or grandkids!

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Had a wonderful visit at the CC and Hyatt Brown Museum of Florida Art. Our Docent was wonderful and explained so much about the Art and it's History. Had free time to wonder on our own, visit the store and the Honey Ham Café. What...More

Thank dawnandrews33
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Bored. Looking for something to do in Daytona. Were driving along and there's a museum. Let's stop. We were glad we did. My friend and I didn't have time for the science museum but we did enjoy exploring the Art museum. The founders decided to...More

Thank onemorepet
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This museum is located in the heart of the University community in Daytona. Great resource for students of the three universities within blocks. The collections of Coke memorabiia, Cuban art,early American antique furniture, Chinese art, and other collections were catalogued with the careful attention as...More

Thank CyndyandByron
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We stay at Casa del Mar. It is part of a timeshare but they also rent rooms out to the public. It is right on the beach with underground parking. I had a great time there.