To all the budding Einstein out there! We found a great day activity for you to do while staying at the Historic Peninsula Inn! The MOSI in Tampa is one of the top museums in Florida and offers visitors the opportunity to experience science firsthand. Learn about the secrets of the Universe, test physical laws, and have fun with the ones you love. It’s the perfect rainy day activity! Read on to find out more and start planning your trip today. Don’t forget to download our free Vacation Guide, too! It offers local recommendations for restaurants, shops, outdoor adventures, events, and more.
The MOSI Tampa Is a Must-See During Your Vacation
Appealing to All Generations
One of the best parts about the MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry) is that it’s great for the entire family. Whether you’re traveling with your significant other, with friends, or with your kids, you’re sure to have a fun and educational experience. From the moment you step through the doors of this exciting museum, you’ll discover an interactive world that’s waiting to be explored! With fascinating exhibits and hands-on experiments, the MOSI offers a spectacular visual, audio, and sensorial experience.
What can you learn at MOSI Tampa? This museum helps visitors understand the fundamentals of science the world in which we live. Their motto is, “Experiment, find your own results, and have fun!”
In addition to permanent and temporary exhibits, this scientific playground hosts a variety of activities, including 3D printing, robotics, a planetarium, a virtual reality simulator, and even a ropes course! Don’t miss out on the fun. The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day), and costs $12.95 for adults, $10.95 for seniors, and $7.95 for children. Children under 2 years of age are free!
Tampa Is a Great Destination for a Day Trip
Plan an entire day around your trip to the MOSI! Tampa is a beautiful city with many activities that we know you’ll love. If you’re looking for another museum-type activity, head to the Tampa Aquarium! Their unique animal species and exhibits are worth seeing. You can also explore downtown Tampa and indulge in some retail therapy. Oxford Exchange is one of our favorite places to shop and includes a restaurant, coffee shop, gift store, and bookstore, all in a stunning, Art Deco atmosphere. Make sure you check for fun events happening during your visit such as Oktoberfest or the Food and Wine Festival!
Stay in the Best B&B Near Tampa
We have good news! Gulfport, FL, is less than 30 minutes from Tampa. You’ll have access to all of the city’s perks while still enjoying the slower pace of the Gulf. Historic Peninsula Inn is ideally located in one of the loveliest towns in the state, and on top of our scenic surroundings, we offer a relaxing B&B experience like no other.
Browse our selection of accommodations and pick your favorite! Each room boasts a unique and elegant atmosphere that reflects the exotic lands of Casablanca, Burma, Serengeti, Katmandu, the Nile, and more. You will love the warm, colorful decor and our modern take on Old Florida traditions. Plus, a delicious, complimentary breakfast is served every morning. Just follow the sweet smell of coffee downstairs!