WHAT: First $5 day of the year at MOSI.
WHEN: Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
WHERE: MOSI, Museum of Science & Industry
4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida
DETAILS: MOSI hosts $5 Days each year to allow community members of all incomes access to MOSI exhibit galleries, including the Drone Zone, which features waterproof drones, called Spheros, and conquer missions by maneuvering an Ollie through a controlled obstacle course. In Idea Zone, the inventor’s studio, guests can code a variety of motion-interfacing robots to explore simulated off-world terrains and to navigate mazes. These robots will demonstrate a variety of abilities, including artificial intelligence, assistive and rehabilitative technology and autonomous functionality. Guests can also experience 3D Printing the Future: the Exhibition, The Amazing You exhibition, Kids In Charge!, the largest children’s science center in the nation, and more than 450 hands-on, interactive exhibits. Guests can also experience
Admission to $5 Day also includes entrance to the Florida Hospital® IMAX DOME Theatre Film Humpback Whales, BioWorks Butterfly Garden and the Richard T. Bower Historic Tree Grove. MOSI’s Sky Trail® Ropes Course and Zip line will also be available for an additional fee. For more information, call MOSI reservations at 813-987-6000 or visit mosi.org.
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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, technology, engineering, art and math (S.T.E.A.M.) and is home to the Florida Hospital IMAX® DOME Theatre, the only IMAX dome theater in the state of Florida. MOSI’s core ideology is to make a difference in people’s lives by making science real for people of all ages and backgrounds. MOSI gives away more than $3 million in free or discounted memberships each year, $250,000 in free tickets annually and approximately 600 scholarships each year for children to attend MOSI Summer Science Camps. Additionally, MOSI’s education staff works closely with area teachers offering free training and support for area science educators. 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 or The Amazing You—a 13,000-square-foot exhibition on health and wellness. Conquer your fears on MOSI’s Sky Trail® Ropes Course and Zip Line. Budding inventors can engineer anything imaginable and hold it in the palm of their hand in MOSI’s technology playground and inventor’s studio, Idea Zone; and aspiring astronauts can travel to the moon to operate a lunar colony in Mission: Moonbase, funded in part by NASA. 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 and a recipient of the NOYCE Foundation’s Bright Lights Community Engagement Award. For more information on MOSI, visit www.mosi.org.