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Museum of Discovery and Science

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Address: 401 South West Second Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone Number:
+1 954-467-6637
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10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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There is always something new happening at the Museum of Discovery and...

There is always something new happening at the Museum of Discovery and Science. Spend a day of discovery exploring hundreds of interactive exhibits including the new EcoDiscovery Center. Visitors can take a ride on the Everglades Airboat Adventure, experience hurricane force winds in the Storm Center, dig for fossils alongside a giant prehistoric megalodon, get close to a confrontation between a saber-toothed cat and an Imperial mammoth, and enjoy the playful antics of North American river otters in their two-story indoor/outdoor habitat. See exciting science demonstrations, and presentations by community experts. Discover the amazing Everglades in the Florida EcoScapes exhibit. Hang out with bats, turtles and sharks. Meet an alligator and be charmed by a 6-foot-long snake. Take a ride to Mars or soar through the skies in an FA-18 cockpit simulator or take a ride in the 7D simulator. And immerse yourself in a six-story-high film adventure at the AutoNation(R) IMAX 3D Theater, home of the BIGGEST screen in South Florida featuring IMAX with Laser. Whether you're two or 82 visit the Museum of Discovery and Science and enjoy a full day of family fun.

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Very Good Displays Loved Annie the Mummy!

They have very interesting displays. I love the Mummy Show on display now. Many opportunities to try projects along the way. Many animals on display. Especially GREAT PLACE FOR... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome for kids,couples, families, adults everyone. Plenty of interesting things for all ages. A must visit museum.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place for families but not as much for older adults. It was great seeing all the kids having a great time and learning as well (no cell phones in their hands!). We learned about the ecosystem, took a trip to Mars, traveled to Egypt and traveled back in time with the dinosaurs. Many of the displays are interactive which... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here post cruise with our kids (3, 8, 9). We had a great time exploring the museum and catching the Lego Batman Movie at IMAX. Unfortunately we ran out of time and weren't able to see it all but would certainly visit again.

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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

kids always love new kids museums so this place did not disappoint and looking forward to go again soon

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have very interesting displays. I love the Mummy Show on display now. Many opportunities to try projects along the way. Many animals on display. Especially GREAT PLACE FOR KIDS. Their minds absorb so much to with the display interactions. Only reason it wasn't perfect was several displays were broken. I can understand one or two but probably six or... More 

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St. Croix
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to spend an afternoon. Lots of exhibits and interactivities for all ages.. go for package to maximize value.

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Oakland Park, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting exhibits and a realy great family place. Inside the theatre is also an Imax theater with current films

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to bring your kids. Interesting, fun, and educational. They have hands-on learning activities. They also have the best IMAX Theater that I have ever been to, except the one at Space Camp, in Huntsville Alabama. It is also across the street from a park so you can have a picnic if you want to. They... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to do for kids and even adults if you catch a movie at the IMAX theater. Just went recently and they have upgraded the theater experience with Laser 3-D.. AWESOME

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Pardeeville, Wisconsin, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't have any children with us, but enjoyed the exhibits anyway. It would be especially interesting for kids as there are lots of interactive exhibits for them.

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