MOSI is the Museum of Science & Industry in Tampa, Florida. It’s name has changed throughout the years, finally becoming MOSI in 1982. The museum is dedicated to advancing public interest, knowledge and understanding of science, industry and technology. What was once a small museum is now the largest science center in the southeast and the 5th largest science center in the United States. At MOSI, there is over 400,000 square feet of permanent exhibits with over 450 hands on activities. Plus, there’s also a BioWorks Butterfly Garden, SkyTrail Ropes Course, High Wire Bike, Saunders Planetarium, and IMAX Dome Theatre. Before you plan your trip though, here are some tips that can help you to save just a little extra money on your total admission costs for the MOSI. In addition to these money saving tips you should also find a listing of the latest known coupons for the MOSI listed below as well for even more savings.
Discounts & MOSI Coupons
- Get your tickets through the ticket discounter Best of Orlando you can save over 15% off the cost of your admission to MOSI.
- If you check in with Foursquare when you get there and and you will automatically receive $3 off your MOSI admission.
- Get the Entertainment Book. For one price you get over $16,000 worth of coupons and discounts for attractions, dining, and more in the Tampa area including coupons for the MOSI.
- If you are a member of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, mention this and you will receive $3 off each ticket to MOSI for up to 4 people.
- If you are a student of the University of South Florida (USF), show your student ID and receive $2 off your admission to MOSI.
- Check the promotional calendar from MOSI. They often run charitable promotions which give you free admission to MOSI with your participation.
- Become a member of MOSI. A family membership actually pays for itself in just 2 visits. Plus you get tons of discounts to many of the other area attractions.
- If you are in the military, show your military ID and get 10% off membership to MOSI. There is also free admission days for the military.
- If you are a teacher, show your ID and receive 20% off your MOSI membership. You get 15% off for homeschool teachers.
- If you are a member of the Lowry Park Zoo or Florida Aquarium, show your membership ID and receive 10% off membership to MOSI.
- H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Employees, North Tampa Gymboree Members, Egmont Key Alliance Members, and USF Employees get 10% off MOSI membership. USF alumni get 15% off membership costs.
- If you are a member of another Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) museum, show your membership ID and receive free general admission to MOSI.
- If you are a AAA member, purchase your MOSI tickets through AAA online and save $2.96 per ticket.
The museum is open 365 days a year from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, and 9 am to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Children under 2 years old get into the museum for free. Also, parking is an additional cost per vehicle. If you are a member of MOSI though, parking is free. Tickets to the IMAX and ropes course are additional. Group discounts are available for groups of 15 or more people. You must purchase your tickets at least 14 days in advance. At last check you can save almost 50% on your admission with group discounts.