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Museum of Science and History is the most visited museum in the south east area of Jacksonville. It is a private and non-profit organization and specializes in science and history. They have a permanent exhibit which consists of three floors, an exhibit which changes its theme quarterly, and also a planetarium. It was established with the Jacksonville Children's Museum. The Museum of Science and History offers you a lot of things to see, explore, and learn so don't forget to come when you visit Jacksonville.
Knowing science and history in the same time in the Museum of Science and History
Bryan-Gooding Planetarium is a planetarium inside the Museum of Science and History. It has a dome shaped projection screen, stereo sound system, and also a mechanical planetarium star projector. It was first known as the Alexander Brest Planetarium. In the planetarium, you can join a lecture, workshop, or seminar, or also just walk in and see how the planetarium is.
Currents of time : A history of Jacksonville & Northeast Florida is an exhibit where you get to see how the first native Americans in Florida lived, how Jacksonville was back then, and how our now modern things changed the world. You are wlcome to see the 12000 years of Florida all in this exhibition, so don't miss this exhibition.
Health in Motion: Discover what moves you is an interactive exhibit where you can see what makes your body move, your body system and how it works, how your current environment and lifestyle is affecting you. This exhibition will allow you to know and learn more about your own body.
How to Get Tickets?
The tickets to enter Museum of Science costs $15 for adults, S12 for youth and senior. Children under age 2 can enter for free. For military, student, and teacher, you can enter for $12.
How To Get Around?
You can get around the area by walking on foot as the area is well connected and all is within the walking distance so you can easily walk.
What Should I Wear?
There is no dress code required to enter the Museum of Science and History, so you can wear anything you like and comfortable with.
Best Time to Visit
Best time to visit the museum will be at 10am when the museum opens as to avoid the crowd at noon.
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Will I Need a Guide?
You won't need a guide as the collections inside has their explanation and description written clearly and you can read them while looking at the collections.
How To Get There?
You can get to Museum of Science and History by public transportation, car, ibke, or even taxi. The nearest station to Museum of Science and History is the San Marco train station and Museum Cir. & Main St. eb bus stop.