WHAT: Grand Opening of Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived
WHEN: May 24, 2014
WHERE: Museum of Science & History
1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32207
DETAILS: MOSH will celebrate the grand opening of Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived with a beach-themed party that will include a Beach Boys Cosmic Concert, hula hoop and limbo contests, shark-themed arts and crafts, and visits from Jacksonville Beach lifeguards and fossil collectors from Coastal Fossil Adventures. Aspiring paleontologists can also unearth shark teeth in the always-popular dig pit. So, grab your hula skirt and best tropical garb and head to MOSH for a fun-filled day!
The exhibit tells the remarkable story of a prehistoric shark that ruled the seas. Visitors will be in awe as they walk into a full-sized (60-feet-long) sculpture of Megalodon. As they travel through the nationally touring exhibit, they will discover the shark’s history, diet and reasons for extinction and will explore the role Megalodon still plays in art, literature, music and film.
COST: Admission is $10 for adults; $8 for students, active and retired military and seniors; and $6 for children ages 3 through 12. There is no admission fee for children 2 and under or museum members. Admission is $5 on Fridays. Learn more at themosh.org.