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South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

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Good place on hot days

There is a very nice aquarium inside. Things to touch, play with and try. It was sort of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cstana
Ideal for kids

Really nice aquarium and for this time exposition of lego toys and what you can build from it. But... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Veronika K
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The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium (former South Florida Science Museum) provides curious minds of all ages with an entertaining and educational journey through science and technology. The Science Center features more than 50 hands-on...more
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4801 Dreher Trl N, West Palm Beach, FL 33405-3017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a very nice aquarium inside. Things to touch, play with and try. It was sort of disappointing for the price you pay.More

Thank cstana
Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review and feedback! We're glad you enjoyed our 10,000 gallon Aquarium hall. Our museum is rapidly expanding and has several new experiences on the upcoming horizon. Construction is well underway for our backyard project, which will bring a Physics Forest, Splash...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Night with my granddaughter. First time there staff helpful and friendly. Tickets for popcorn and Snow cone. It was wonderful to see all the different kinds of fish. All sorts of activities.More

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Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your great review, we're so glad you enjoyed our Nights at the Museum event! We hope you come back again fur future ones, which occur on the last Friday of each month. Each Nights at the Museum is a different theme, which...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This “Science Center” and the experiments thay are shown are mostly for kids and the title of the place might therefore create too high expectations for those who come with the intention to learn something new. But we enjoyed the visit with our two teens...More

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Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and feedback! We are sorry you did not get the best experience as an adult at our Science Center. We are not just a children's museum, so here are some tips for you to have a better experience as an...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice aquarium and for this time exposition of lego toys and what you can build from it. But it seems to me that it’s more for kids then for adults and also the admission fee is high for adults ..More

Thank Veronika K
Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. Your feedback is very helpful to us. We are always working hard to provide unique, exciting experiences for the whole family and hope that everyone leaves our museum with a new piece of knowledge. We are excited to announce that...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to bring young children for a wonderful interactive exploration of our amazing earth and beyond! It never disappoints! Today we visited the planetarium and really enjoyed 2 separate shows- one, an introduction to space and a bit about China, targeted...More

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Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review! We're so glad you enjoyed our Planetarium, 10,000 gallon Aquarium, and our exhibit halls. We hope you stop by again to enjoy our new 18-hole Conservation Course and more science fun as we continue to expand!

Reviewed 30 June 2018

Great place to take children to be exposed to and learn sciences. Traveling exhibits add new and interesting thing s. Nice play area and put put golf.

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Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you for your great review! We're so glad you enjoyed our new 18-hole Conservation Course, 10,000 gallon Aquarium, and our exhibit halls. We hope you return again soon for more science fun!

Reviewed 27 June 2018

This may be good for small children but my 12 year old granddaughter and I were gone in 40 minutes. The aquarium has a semi-circle worth of fish tanks very nice but will take you 10-15 to thoroughly go through. The Lego exhibit very good...More

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Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Thank you for the review. Your feedback is very helpful to us. We are always working hard to provide unique, exciting experiences for the whole family. We are excited to continue our Science Center expansion with our with our newly renovated Science Trail. Expect to...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We find this to be a decent place to stop in with our three-year-old when we have a few hours. There are a few aquariums with different exhibits, plenty of science/problem solving exhibits and unique exhibits that seem to cycle through. Currently, this is a...More

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Melinda V, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed our 10,000 gallon Aquarium and our Travel Adventure Exhibit on display now until September 23rd featuring LEGO Bricks! We look forward to continuing an expansion with our newly renovated Science Trail. Expect to see...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018

This facility most likely operates on a shoestring budget. We were there on a day when it was full of kids on a field trip. The facility cannot rein in the kids, they were unruly. The aquariums were interesting, but not unique. The time we...More

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Melinda V, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for your review and feedback! We are sorry you did not get the best experience as an adult at our Science Center. We are not just a children's museum, so here are some tips for you to have a better experience as an...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018

I'm sorry about the 3 stars, its hard to judge because we are from Indianapolis of the premier Indianapolis Children's Museum which is the creme de la creme. It made this seem over priced for what it was. The best is the so-called aquarium--several tank...More

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Melinda V, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for the review. Your feedback is very helpful to us. We are always working hard to provide unique, exciting experiences for the whole family and hope that everyone leaves our museum with a new piece of knowledge. We are excited to announce that...More

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Response from Georgia K | Reviewed this property |
Very limited!! I wouldn't recommend depending on that, personally.
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Response from CirceWPB | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's $13 for kids, $15 for seniors, and $17 for adults. Google it for current info. It's worth going!
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eelo757
23 March 2015|
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Response from Belen W | Property representative |
Good morning! The Science Center's renovated new Hall of Discovery is now open and our Early Childhood Center will be open at the April. I'm sure your grandson will love playing with our water feature and light bright art... More
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