The Tampa Value Ticket
Experience the best of Tampa Bay and maximize your savings with the Tampa Bay Value Ticket! Explore the best of Tampa Bay with admission to three must-see attractions for families at one low price. Dive into the beauty of the ocean with The Florida Aquarium, discover the science behind the world at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), and uncover the secret lives of animals at the No. 1 family-friendly Zoo in America, ZooTampa at Lowry Park. See all three attractions at one low price when you purchase your tickets at BestofOrlando.com!
How it works
Once you purchase the Tampa Bay Value Ticket, you will receive a voucher that you will bring to each attraction. There, you can skip the ticket lines and head straight to the entrance! Tickets are good for seven days starting with the day of purchase, so visit all three attractions in any order you want during that time period. It’s just that easy!
ZooTampa at Lowry Park
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is operated by the Lowry Park Zoological Society, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to excellence in conservation, education, recreation and research. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is featured among the “Top 25 Zoos in the U.S.” by TripAdvisor (2015). The Zoo is open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours for select events. From the wilds of Asia, Africa, the Australian outback, and more, Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park is bonafide family entertainment at its best. See the primates swing into action, elephants cool off in the mud, tigers on the prowl, manatees eating cabbage and exotic birds flying around in the Free Flight Aviaries. Catch the zoo keeper talks and shows for insight in the lives of the amazing animals living at Lowry Park, and then visit attractions such as the Expedition Africa safari ride, Roaring Springs water adventure or the Tasmanian Tiger Coaster!
The Florida Aquarium
Bring the secret lives of our ocean animal friends to the surface with an exciting day at The Florida Aquarium in Tampa Bay. Visit extensive animal exhibits such as the Coral Reef, where guests come up close and personal with stingrays, nurse sharks, eels and sea turtles in this re-creation of a natural ecosystem encompassed in a half million gallons of sea water. Open daily from 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m., The Splash Pad gives families an option for outdoor fun as well, as this oasis includes a zero-depth water area, spray zones and a designated area for toddlers. Finally, take a break from the Florida heat in a 4-D Theater, complete with multisensory effects. Films are 15 minutes in length and run several times per hour. You can see it all in just one visit to The Florida Aquarium!
Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)
In Tampa, science is fun at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) with more than 100 hands-on activities and interactive exhibits for the whole family to explore. From the science behind NASA and space flight, the Human body and DNA, natural disasters and the weather, and a butterfly garden and ecosystems, families will find that MOSI makes science interesting! There are over 400,000 square feet of permanent exhibits, and for an additional fee, you can experience the Virtual Reality Simulator, the Sky Trail Ropes Course and the Saunders Planetarium for even more adventure!