Museum of Arts and Sciences
At Daytona’s Museum of Arts and Sciences, oftentimes referred to as MOAS, your group will find a more educational way to spend the day, this Smithsonian affiliate museum providing guests of all ages something interesting and insightful to ogle at. Within the walls of this broadly themed museum, you will be able to explore over 30,000 objects ranging from local Florida relics to one of the finest American art collections in the southeast. See Florida’s Giant Ground Sloth skeleton or spend a couple of hours at the onsite planetarium, there is even a gift shop and cafe on-site!
The museum is located on a 90-acre nature preserve, making this the area’s largest museum. You will have several different galleries and gallery tours to choose from while here, the most popular galleries including the Dow Gallery of American Art, S Chute Gallery of Chinese Art, the Bouchelle Collection, The Cuban Foundation Museum, and the Prehistory of Florida Gallery. The Root Family Museum is the spot to find the Coca Cola memorabilia and antique railroad cars, and the children’s museum is where your little ones can enjoy hands-on fun. There are options for hands-on classes for the younger ones as well, subjects covered including the Milky Way, Energy, Oceans, and Fossils.