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Museum of Discovery and Science

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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...more
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401 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-1707
+1 954-467-6637
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on a rainy afternoon as we were trying to keep our two year old grandson amused. He loved it. The majority of the exhibits are hands on. He was bit young for some of them but he had a blast. There's a special...More

Thank Tll4797
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum of Discovery and Science and IMAX Theater is a fantastic place for the whole family. We first explored the first floor with all of the animals like bats, fish, alligators, and snakes.

Thank watsgarrett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this museum as part of a package [Summer Pass]. We were very impressed at the displays and the ability to interact with science to better understand the exhibits and theory.

Thank Zaid C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there with my at that time 6 grand children.It is a very educational and entertaining museum, one should not miss.

Thank amalzyner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A excellent museum for children learning about science. Very hands on! On the second floor their several experiences that cost more money. The 4d ride wasn’t worth the money and several chairs were brook. The flight simulators need some repairs but the kids didn’t seem...More

Thank reeflife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some great activities for the kids. Love the airboat ride and the shark exhibit. If you are an ASTC member you are only allowed 2 people which is absurd. It should at least include your kids!! It was a fun indoor thing to do when...More

Thank aloha08
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Tons of stuff to do here. Mostly for kids. Some educational things and cool sights to see but not too much for adults. The IMAX is incredible though. If you get a chance to see a movie while you are there do that as well....More

Thank JerryAscione
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have taken my kids here a few times when they were little. It doesn't have a lot of stuff for a museum but for a little one 11 and under its a nice place to go.

Thank Evette P
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is a nice attraction to take the kids to. It can’t hold a candle to other science museums but it is OK

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 20 July 2018

It was brutal outside, so off to the Museum and the Imax theater. Cool for the kids, for the adults and inside out of the heat. Interactive exhibits, snack bar, immense theater. Kids are safe and love the Museum

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Response from dldmia | Reviewed this property |
Love it, perfect.
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Response from Al M | Reviewed this property |
10 years old will definitely enjoy this attraction.
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Response from Niamb | Reviewed this property |
Just three might be a little young, but there are plenty of hands on things to do that even very young children can enjoy. Our four year old grandsons had a blast. While there were some activities they couldn't participate... More