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Media Information

MOSI accepts the FLA/USA VIP Media Card and also the Tampa Bay Visitors and Convention Bureau media card. Any member of the media who does not possess one of these cards may present their credentials at the MOSI box office for free admission as follows: Local media may receive up to four tickets when media person is with the party; visiting (out-of-town) media may receive up to six tickets when media person is with the party.  Please contact MOSI's media department 24 hours in advance of your visit to schedule.  Special events and fundraisers are subject to different rules; please contact MOSI's media department for questions related to admission and passes to special events. 

For any special requests, including filming requests, MOSI's filming policy or to schedule interviews, please contact MOSI's media department.


Media Relations Contact:

Shannon Herbon

Director of Communications and Marketing

MOSI Public Relations Department

Phone  (813) 987-6080

Fax  (813) 987-6310



MOSI Overview

The science center is owned by Hillsborough county and managed by the president and board of directors. MOSI Foundation, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation which seeks to inspire the public through hands-on, minds-on experience involving science, technology and various industries. Sources of revenue include admissions, public and private contributions, membership, food and retail outlets, and special events. MOSI is open 365 days a year. 


Florida Hospital gives $2 million transformational gift to MOSI

Learning Conversations: Inviting Community Partnership in a Science Center

This article originally appeared in the September/October 2014 issue of Dimensions magazine. Reposted with permission from the Association of Science-Technology Centers, Incorporated, www.astc.org.




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