WHAT: The Florida Hospital IMAX DOME Theatre at MOSI has re-opened
WHERE: The Florida Hospital IMAX DOME Theatre
Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI)
4801 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33617
DETAILS: In preparation for the largest film event of the year, Star Wars – The Force Awakens, MOSI recently closed its theater temporarily for renovations and repairs. With a freshly cleaned 10,500 square foot screen, updated lighting and new electrical elements, the Florida Hospital IMAX DOME Theatre will be the most immersive experience in the state for the premiere of the much-anticipated release of Star Wars.
Star Wars – The Force Awakens opens at MOSI on Thursday, Dec. 17. MOSI is now showing a variety of documentary films including Journey to Space, Mysteries of the Unseen World and Pandas: The Journey Home. For tickets, visit MOSI.org or call 813-987-6000.
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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.