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Museum of Arts & Sciences


The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is the primary art, science and history museum in Central Florida. The area’s largest museum, MOAS is nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate. Located on a 90-acre Florida nature preserve, the facility hosts over 30,000 objects including the Dow Gallery of American Art, one of the finest collections of American art in the Southeast; the Schulte Gallery of Chinese Art; the Bouchelle Collection and the Gallery of Decorative Arts; the Cuban Foundation Museum, showcasing one of the most significant collections of Cuban paintings in the United States; the Prehistory of Florida Gallery featuring Florida’s Giant Ground Sloth skeleton, and the Root Family Museum displaying restored railroad cars, antique automobiles and the largest collection of Coca-Cola memorabilia in Florida. The Helene B. Roberson Visible Storage Building exhibits thousands of objects from many donors which are owned by the Museum, while the Linda and Charles Williams Children’s Museum presents an interactive experience for children. The Lowell and Nancy Lohman Family Planetarium and the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art showcasing the largest collection of Florida-based art in the world round out the areas to explore inside the Museum of Arts & Sciences.

352 S Nova Rd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

386-255-0285

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Central Northeast

Art Children's History Science

Scheduled Events

Shark Week Festival

March 30, 2024 10:00 AM

Join us at the Museum of Arts & Sciences for our Shark Week Festival, presented by Jeep Beach! Celebrate the conclusion of MOAS Shark Week. This event will feature local educational organizations, craft vendors, shark-based activities for children, and much more! 11:00am: Ocean Stage Show: Earth's Ancient Oceans Journey back through time with MOAS Interpretation Specialist, John Herman as we discuss what life was like in Earth's ancient oceans. Learn more about the famous Megalodon and its relatives, dive into the largest mass extinction event in history. and learn about it would've been like to be alive during the time of the dinosaurs. 2:00pm: Ocean Stage Show: The Ocean of Color Corals, macroalgae’s, and fish swirl in a vast ocean filled with more color thancan be imagined. Join MOAS Interpretation Specialist John Herman as he discusses various colorful flora and fauna, from vast coral reefs to the humble clownfish! Additional activities will be announced. Free for members or with paid museum admission.
Region(s): Northeast
Category(s): Art Children's History Science


Contacts

Jenelle Codianne

386-255-0285 Ext. 320