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“IMAX- WOW!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Museum of Discovery and Science

Museum of Discovery and Science
401 South West Second Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
954-467-6637
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$59*
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Type: Science Museums, Movie Theaters, Museums
Activities: Leisure education
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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. And immerse yourself in a five-story-high film adventure at the AutoNation® IMAX 3D Theater, home of the BIGGEST screen in South Florida. Whether you’re two or 82 visit the Museum of Discovery and Science and enjoy a full day of family fun.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Stroller parking, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities
2 reviews
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“IMAX- WOW!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Saw my 2nd Imax film this week, Skyfall. What a great Experience. I saw Imax in 3D a few years and thought it was spectacular then, but didn't know how much of that experience was due to the 3D. Well, 2D or 3D, it is the best movie experience one can have. I don't know how I'm going to be able to see a movie in a regular theatre again.

Visited November 2012
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“Great for Both Families & Adults, Fun & Educational!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

What a wonderful place! The Museum has different exhibits year-round. The events are very interactive and mentally engaging (great for kids.) This month they have hands-on airline pilot flight simulators, a ton of interactive educational and fun activities. There is Subway restaurant on the first floor, incase you get hungry. There is a gift shop full of educational items and trinkets that you can stroll through after going to the museum. The only drawback is that the museum closes at 5pm. There is so much to see and do, so get there early!

Visited November 2012
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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“Great for Kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Hands on exhibits make this a great family attraction. We have been before and will no doubt go again. I am always fascinated by the clock out side. Take a few moments to check it out

Visited October 2012
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Big Lake, Minnesota
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“WONDERFUL!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Plan on spending the whole day there with your kids! My 7 and 2 year old loved it! So much to do we ran out of time!

Visited October 2012
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“Great for the kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

I have 2 kids 5 and 8 Girl and boy they love it, we are yearly member for the last 4 years, and go there 5 to 15 a year. their new renovation and new exposition(6 monht a go is great) you have to go there.

Visited September 2012
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