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Museum of Science and History

1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207-9006
+1 904-396-6674
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Fun but few exhibits. Overpriced

We had fun there for an hour but even with the military discount it was $30 for 2 adults, a 4 year... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Unique museum experience

My husband, kids, and I went here on a Friday. As a result, we paid only $5.00 per person, which is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207-9006
+1 904-396-6674
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had fun there for an hour but even with the military discount it was $30 for 2 adults, a 4 year old and a 2 year old (who was free). They liked the animals and dinosaurs but there wasn't much more than that. The...More

Thank dondilyons
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, kids, and I went here on a Friday. As a result, we paid only $5.00 per person, which is a bargain, and during the summer on this day they are open until 8. This museum is very different from the science and history...More

Thank vlmiller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stop here on our way through to Cocoa Beach. It was a nice way to spend a couple hours, but I don't see us ever stopping again. It's really geared more towards little children, my kids were a bit bored. It was...More

Thank Cassandra W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe I am not a museum buff. The place seemed OK and had plenty of traffic while we were there. It seemed like a fun place for children 5-14. I guess it must have been me. Most of the attendees seemed to have a good...More

1  Thank onceinawhile31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lot of fun interactive exibits for the little guys. Plenty of levers to pull and a good mix of aquatic life - reptiles, some fish, etc. to keep the interest ouf our kids.

1  Thank Sean N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The muesem had interactive fun events. We went to the planteruim, the touch tank, and Dinsouars in motion exhibits. All of the exhibits where educational but fun. Alll of the family enjoyed the visit.

1  Thank La'Cretia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has little educational value. We had the misfortune of experiencing the light show at 12pm on Saturday. We were expecting something somewhat educational, however was exposed to a Lazer light show that made me dizzy in the first 5 mins; we left early...More

1  Thank Joshin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked the museum, watched a show at the planetarium, and took the boat tour on the St. John's river. All was great, especially the boat tour!

1  Thank bravesguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I put off visiting this museum for years thinking it was mostly for children. It is child friendly but there is plenty for adults to enjoy. The history of Jacksonville was very well presented. The temporary dinosaur exhibit were works of art and educational. We...More

1  Thank havaneseangel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came to the museum about 10 years ago, but upon arrival, I realized it has fallen to disrepair. The space poster exhibit was peeling off the walls, there were too many people in some of the exhibits (everyone ignored clear signs saying the place...More

Thank RBen77
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Thee N
1 February 2017|
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Response from Ed M | Reviewed this property |
I think there is stuff there for all ages. There are s few interactive exhibits that the older ones will enjoy. If you bring s baglunch, you can eat right at friendship fountain and the view is spectacular. I remember... More
20 April 2016|
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Response from mahadevarise | Reviewed this property |
My husband and I paid $10 each. I don't know the cost for children.