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Curiosity Day: Diggin’ Fossils

Curiosity Day: Diggin’ Fossils Saturday November 10, 1PM – 4PM What lies below the surface? Find out during Curiosity Day: Diggin Fossils. Learn more about pangea, mineral identification, coprolites and more! Dig into the Fossil Hunt workshop with the experts to get a firsthand look at what they can tell us about the past. To […]

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Science on the Street

Science on the Street

Science on the Street | November 1 – 12 Can you really believe what you see? Do you trust your senses? Join the MESS Hall during Foo Foo Fest to explore the Science of Illusion through interactive programming. All ages will question reality and their perceptions of the world at Science on the Street, through interactive, […]

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Curiosity Day: Frankenstein

October 20, 2018 | 1PM – 4PM | Included with admission | All ages   Human augmentation, genome engineering, cybernetics – no longer tech of science fiction! It’s got some people spooked and some people inspired. Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the original work of science fiction. Discover science […]

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Fall 2018 Programs

Fall 2018 Programs

Check out these opportunities to explore science. The MESS Hall hosts events for the whole family, and after-hours events exclusively for adults to get in on the science fun! Looking for info on Classroom Science Programs, Field Trips or Homeschool Programs? Curiosity Days Each month, we present focused activities related to a special theme. Activities […]

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Homeschool Programs

Make us a part of your year of education! The MESS Hall offers monthly field trips for homeschool students. The activities are best for ages 6+, and each month is a different theme. Homeschool Field Trips Register today! These programs begin with an interactive science-show, followed by hands-on stations exploring monthly topics.  There is no charge for chaperones; Groups […]

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Wine Pull 2018

Sip for Science! Enjoy sampling a variety of wines, munching on hors d’oeuvres, and mingling with others who inspire creativity and scientific curiosity at the 2018 MESS Hall Wine Pull! Each guest gets a chance to win a “mystery” bottle of wine from the pull — experiment and see what you can win ! July 20 […]

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Summer Camp

 Ignite scientific curiosity with themed camps this summer! Weeklong, half-day camps explore a variety of topics. Find our schedule and theme descriptions below. Members may now register. Register Today! Open registration begins Jan 29, 2018.  If you are a member and have not received your discount code, please contact us. Become a member today, or renew, for […]

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Science Through the Ages

This summer, travel through time and experience innovations and breakthroughs we’ve made in the many fields of science with hands-on exhibits, new mess kits, and engaging workshops. Visit the MESS Hall on May 26 for the grand opening and explore the history of scientific discovery with us. This summer only! May 26 – August 19 Included with admission Some […]

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Editing Our Evolution

Editing Our Evolution

RSVP here now! Join scientists and fellow engaged citizens in a discussion on the many questions surrounding the possibility of editing the human genome. As gene editing techniques become more refined, the possibility of editing the human genome is moving from science fiction to reality. Many in the scientific community are calling for strict regulations […]

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Eco-Friendly Pollinator Garden!

Eco-Friendly Pollinator Garden!

Butterflies, bees, and birds, oh my! Help the Pensacola MESS Hall build a pollinator garden for visitors to explore. Your donation will help build a link to the local community ecosystem and allow visitors to utilize the onsite garden as a tool for math, engineering and science learning through native plants and local pollinators. In […]

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MESS Hall May - AstronoMay

MESS Hall May – AstronoMay

3… 2… 1… Blast off into summer with a month of space exploration and astronomy. Check out our after-hours Saturday Night Science, Curiosity Day – AstronoMay, and the debut of our new summer exhibit! Saturday Night Science | Curiosity Day Summer Exhibit | Summer Camp & Homeschool Editing Our Evolution & More   Saturday Night Science – Astronomy April […]

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April at the MESS Hall

April at the MESS Hall

Join us for open exploration during our regular hours Tuesday – Saturday 10AM – 5PM, closed Sunday & Monday. Summer Hours begin May 29 – August 18.     Special Events Nerd Night April 6 – Build and Brew – 6PM – 8PM Adults take over the MESS Hall! Join your friends to build big, […]

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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?)