Kids of all ages can create stocking stuffers and gifts for their loved ones
WHAT: Santa’s Workshop
WHEN: Nov. 23 – Jan. 4, 2016
WHERE: MOSI, Museum of Science & Industry
4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida
DETAILS: The best gifts in the world are the ones that are made from the heart. Parents can give kids the opportunity to create something special for them this holiday season. Beginning Nov. 21, MOSI’s Idea Zone will be transformed into Santa’s satellite toy workshop. Kids of all ages can think, design and create cool stocking stuffers and gifts for their parents and grandparents in preparation for the big day. Santa’s Workshop is included with MOSI general admission. Guests can also enjoy MOSI’s more than 450 hands-on, interactive exhibits including Drone Zone, The Amazing You and 3D Printing the Future.
Santa’s Workshop activities are included with MOSI general admission. MOSI general admission is $22.95 for adults (13-59), $18.95 for children (3-12) and $20.95 for seniors (60+). Children 2 and under are free. Museum hours are Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. MOSI observes special holiday hours, and will not be open on Thanksgiving. MOSI will be open noon – 5 p.m. on Christmas day and New Year’s Day. For more information, call 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.