MOSI in 2017

Ever since I was 5 I’ve been going to MOSI. Back in my day it was much different, with the second floor having the orange factory, and an entire interactive exhibit about Florida. On the third floor they had exhibits about space and aeronautics. I remember going there and “processing oranges,” and then afterwards watching a natural forest catch fire due to a lightning strike, and then learning about how dirt and sand conserves heat.

Of course, as soon as I return to Tampa, I find out that my childhood museum is closed for renovations and the main building, the one I spent so much time in, is being decommissioned. So  I did what any college student would do, and “snuck into” (the gates were open, and employees were there) the facility to take photos of what’s left.

Entrance

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Bioworks Butterfly garden

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Historic tree grove

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Inside of first floor & cafateria

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Backstage

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2005 map

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New building / IMAX dome

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S.H.I.E.L.D. Transporter

The SHIELD Transporter is my personal car, which is a 2011 Kia soul. Its been decked out with door decals(x2), parking pass, ID Badge, back window logo, and license plate cover. The concept was to make my car look like it was a field vehicle for responding to incidents in the real world.

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