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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
401 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-1707
+1 954-467-6637
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place for adults and kids to learn new and amazing facts. Lots of hands-on activities to keep the kiddos occupied. A day well spent!

Thank Farah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to visit with kids and plenty of fun things to see and explore. How clouds are formed, music as waves, nice fun riddles, and this giant megadolon. Nice place. Must go

Thank 776rajatd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our son loves this stuff so we wanted to take him there. We did not enjoy it as much as we probably could due to the fact that when we got there we saw about 10 school buses up front. Of all day to pick...More

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Marlene J, VP Visitor Services, Marketing & Communications at Museum of Discovery and Science, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

When planning your next visit please note that field trip groups are generally gone by 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Mondays have fewer field trips. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of interactive exhibits for the kids. Great for family's, i'd take a pass if your solo. On the day that I went tickets were half price because some on the museum was shutdown.

Thank 907edl
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This is where I take visitors if they have kids and its raining. Wonderful museum, well run and they have first run movies at the IMAX, saw a couple of Potter films here and was spoiled from then on. Weirdest thing was a manager would...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The museum has a lot of interactive exhibits that can keep children engaged. The building also houses an IMAX theatre.

Thank 29mrinalg
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Very similar to other science museums for kids, but my 8-year old (and my 40+ year old) did enjoy it. If you are in Ft. Lauderdale and need a non-beach day with kids - this is key!

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We love, love, loved this museum. Absolutely wonderful for kids and we all had the best time. Exhibits are spectacular and so informative. Definitely recommend!

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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The fascination of this museum begins before you even enter, with the sculpture-in-motion that dominates the entry courtyard. Inside, there are hands-on activities for every age group, and plenty of interactive exhibits covering a wide range of scientific and natural subjects. Be sure to visit...More

Thank George S
Reviewed September 16, 2018

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

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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