WHO: Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI)
WHAT: Food Truck Madness, as a part of its MOSI After Dark (MAD) event series
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 4, from 6 – 10 p.m.
DETAILS: MOSI will host Food Truck Madness, and kick off World Space Week with a chance to see the universe up-close and personal through the MOSI telescopes. Food Truck Madness features some of Tampa’s biggest and best food trucks, including Chowder Bus, Pitas on the Run, Cheesesteak Truck, Roaming Gourmand and Enjoi Sweets & Co. Enjoy great games and music, and conquer MOSI’s Sky Trail Ropes Course and Zip Line at night. MOSI’s standard exhibit galleries also will be open for only $5. Admission to Food Truck Madness is free. Additional fees apply for Sky Trail attractions.
About MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry)
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, and is home to the only IMAX® DOME Theatre in the state of Florida. With a total size of more than 400,000 square feet, MOSI is the largest science center in the southeastern United States. Learn through play inside Kids In Charge! the largest Children’s Science Center in the nation; The Amazing You—a 13,000-square-foot exhibition on health and wellness; or Disasterville, featuring Bay News 9 WeatherQuest, which combines education and 10,000 square feet of interactive exhibits on the science behind natural disasters. Conquer your fears on MOSI’s Sky Trail® Ropes Course, featuring 35 elements on a 12 – 36-foot-high, multilevel structure, or soar 700 feet on the Sky Trail Zip Line. Budding inventors can engineer anything imaginable and hold it in the palm of their hand in MOSI’s new technology playground and inventor’s studio, Idea Zone, and preschoolers can experiment with friction and collision physics in Slippery Science, a PNC Passport to Science – Grow Up Great Initiative. Additionally, MOSI recently unveiled its newest exhibition Mission: Moonbase, funded in part by NASA, where guests can travel to the moon to operate a lunar colony. 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 www.mosi.org.