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Elements Gift Shop


Located in the main lobby, Elements Gift Shop has many one-of-a-kind gifts. You'll find jewelry, beautiful butterfly and ladybug items, merchandise from local artists, rocks, fossils, as well as cool gadgets and electronics.


Store Hours:

Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(813) 987-6134


The Perfect Gift For Any Occasion!

MOSI Adopt-A-Star provides a thoughtful gift that isn't overly expensive, but tells people that you care about them. Honor the most important people in your life by adopting a star in The Saunders Planetarium. It's the gift that lasts a lifetime!

Click here to Adopt-A-Star!


Adopt Your Own Piece of Nature!

MOSI is now offering the opportunity to symbolically adopt a Cassius Blue, Monarch or Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly. The Adopt-A-Butterfly program is the perfect birthday, graduation, Mother's Day or "just because" gift for a loved one. Proceeds benefit MOSI education programs and exhibits.

Click here to Adopt-A-Butterfly!



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