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Fall Visits 2020

Fall Visits 2020

While this page is our most current hours, we recommend calling (877-937-6377) to confirm that we are open, as we navigate the ongoing pandemic. The Pensacola MESS Hall has the following hours of operation: September & October 2020 Sunday – Wednesday Thursday – Friday Saturday   Closed 12pm – 5pm 10am – 5pm Typical School […]

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Kits for Classrooms

Making Hands-On Science Easy Old lesson plans are out: Bring on the new approach!We know there are new challenges and realities to confront for the next school year. The Pensacola MESS Hall doesn’t want hands-on discovery to fall by the wayside. That is why we are creating kits of materials, with learning guides, all necessary […]

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Summer Visits 2020

Summer Visits 2020

Please note that our operating hours are subject to change due to the ongoing pandemic. Before your visit, we recommend you make a reservation or call (877-937-6377). Summer Exhibit Our Planet: Past, present, & future presents how we know what we have learned about our home planet and what has changed over time. Explore with […]

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STEM Series: Future Girl Scouts

Sessions for ages 9 -11 begin June 30, 2020. Sign-up still open. Register today! This program is for prospective, but not current scouts, aged 9 through 11. Join the MESS Hall and the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council for a STEM Series for prospective girl scouts, Virtual Science Sampler. Get a taste of what it’s […]

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Summer Volunteers

Summer Volunteers

High School volunteers Teen volunteers are critical to the operations of the MESS Hall. They serve as the face of the museum, assisting visitors with activities. Applications for our summer volunteer program have passed. We will provide updates about future volunteer opportunities as we make plans.

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Science At Home

Virtual Field Trips Our field trips are going virtual! We’ll be broadcasting live, from our homes, demonstrating hands-on activities, and helping you follow along at home. Parents, sign-up for pre-scheduled programs from home. Teachers, schedule your own interactive, virtual field trip to share with your classrooms.  Teachers Request a virtual field trip to share with your […]

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MESS Hall Gift Shop To Go

What will you and your kids do together to learn over the next few weeks? The MESS Hall gift shop has great toys, games, books, and puzzles that will engage everyone in the family. Shop online and pick up a to-go order that afternoon. Shop local and support your local, nonprofit science museum! Place your […]

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Closure for COVID-19

Closure for COVID-19

In an abundance of caution, the MESS Hall is closed to visitors until at least March 24. Please visit this page or follow our social media for updates. We are continuing with our spring break camps and have added an additional week of camp to coincide with the school closure. Registration is available. Register Online […]

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MESS Hall Goes Gourmet

MESS Hall Goes Gourmet

Postponed due to CDC Guidelines regarding COVID-19. March 29, 2020 | 5pm Part of the 2020 Gulf Coast Science Festival Join us for a special event combining Science & Food. It is a fun & unique fine dining experience with Pensacola’s favorite local chefs – you don’t want to miss it!  This fundraiser for the […]

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Spring 2020

Spring Break Camp Explore and create during Science Sampler, March 16 – 20, for grades 1st – 6th. Each day offers a new experiment or topic to dive into, following the campers’ interests. Topics include ecology and earth science, engineering, and more, scaled to their abilities. Single-day sign up available. A morning session of camp […]

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Give the Gift of Discovery

Looking for the perfect gift for the family that has everything? A visit to the MESS Hall is inspirational, educational, and entertaining for all ages to spend time together. Our Flex Pass and Full Annual Memberships make great gifts.  Click here to see a comparison of our options. Flex PassGet 6 months of admission for you […]

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Winter Break Holiday Hours

The MESS Hall will be open Extended Hours, from 10 AM – 5 PM the following dates: Tuesday, December 17 – Saturday, December 21 Thursday, December 26 – Tuesday, December 31 Thursday, January 2 – Saturday, January 4 The Museum will be closed December 22 – 25; and January 1. Please visit our Winter Break Camps post for info […]

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Planning Your Visit

We are located at 116 N. Tarragona St. in downtown Pensacola, right behind Caldwell Associated Architects. (Need directions?)