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“Won't go back” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33129
+1 305-646-4200
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Ranked #85 of 203 things to do in Miami
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Owner description: The current location of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is closed and will re-open at its new location in downtown Miami's Museum Park in summer 2016. The museum will continue to activate in and around South Florida via its "Out & About with Frost Science" outreach program, bringing educational science experiences to the community. The new Frost Science will be structured around a lushly landscaped indoor and outdoor Living Core Aquarium of terrestrial and aquatic environments, featuring a Gulf Stream Aquarium experience totaling over 500,000 gallons of salt water. The facility will also feature the state-of-the-art, full-dome Frost Planetarium, the Knight Learning Center, Innovation Center and Cafe, and an Exploration Center featuring permanent interactive exhibits. The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is funded with the support of Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.
Atlanta, Georgia
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“Won't go back”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Even if it's free.

Outdated, broken down, rude employees. We went on a free day & it still wasn't worth it. Go to Ft. Lauderdale Museum of of Discovery & Science, or to a regular playground instead.

Visited March 2013
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“Not really worth going”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

If you have nothing else to do fine, if not wait til the new science museum opens in 2015!!! Its very old and not updated. Not very impressive. At the end outside they have old, tied up birds in cages.

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Miami, Florida
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“always fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Any time you go there you will have fun. interesting exhibits. children learn a lot not even knowing they are learning. could spend a good part of your day there with the kidsand not get bored

Visited April 2012
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Florida
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“Museum is smaller than it looks, but that's kind of nice!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Visited the museum with my teenage son, not sure if there would be enough here to hold his interest, or whether it would be geared to a younger audience. We were both impressed with the exhibits! If your children enjoy hands-on learning, this is a great place to encourage that. In the hurricane Andrew exhibit hall, your kids can build a house and then see how it stands up to hurricane force winds to discover the best ways to keep a house/roof together during a big storm. There is a dance floor that lights up that allows you to learn about energy as you dance. There is an amazing wildlife area outside that I was surprised to see and thoroughly enjoyed. There were alligators, crocodiles, a bald eagle (sooo gorgeous!), golden eagle, birds of prey, turtles/tortoises, and even vultures! They have lego stations too if your children enjoy building. It's just a gem of a museum, and if you get a chance and are in the area, it's a nice way to spend some time with your kids. :)

Visited January 2013
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New York City, New York
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“Fabulous for kids of all ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Hands on, interactive exhibits for children and adults. Educational shows about electricity, the solar system and a wonderful planetarium show. Most educational.

Visited January 2013
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