Hey everyone!  Travis here with some more great Tampa tourism news!  Today we are congratulating MOSI on being named one of 10 recipients of the 2009 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries.

The medal is presented by the Institute for Museum and Library Service and is a huge honor. MOSI is the only museum in the state of Florida to receive this medal, and the only Science Center in the country!

With this award, MOSI joins the ranks of prestigious organizations such as the Franklin Institute and the San Diego Zoo. 

The annual award is presented by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and it recognizes institutions for outstanding social, educational, environmental, or economic contributions to their communities.

So, let's all give a huge congrats to MOSI!!!!!!

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