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Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science - CLOSED

3280 S. Miami Ave., Museum opened up again this month, Miami, FL 33129
+1 305-646-4200
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Kinda disappointed

It is a good museum for kids... But I was expecting it to be a museum for adults/family. It's more... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2015
minamina1595
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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Fun times

This is our second trip to this museum and we love to just much the first We have kids that range... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2015
Scott S
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Sarasota, Florida
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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.
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“all ages” (9 reviews)
“planetarium” (61 reviews)
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3280 S. Miami Ave., Museum opened up again this month, Miami, FL 33129
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+1 305-646-4200
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Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

It is a good museum for kids... But I was expecting it to be a museum for adults/family. It's more like for kids and small. Very informative - but it was set-up for kids & I didn't enjoy it as much as they did...

Thank minamina1595
Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

This is our second trip to this museum and we love to just much the first We have kids that range from preteen too late teens and they all loved it. Were sorry they had to take down the outside swing and Acrobat area due...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed August 10, 2015

I'm glad that our visit was part of our South Florida Adventure Pass, as I would not have been happy to pay $14.95 for what is there. Perhaps its because they are closing / moving at the end of the month, I sure hope so....More

2  Thank Nancy G
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Was quite expensive for a museum that didn't have much. A couple of exhibits were out of order and everything looked as if it were a tap from being destroyed. Lots of running children with no home training whatsoever. The front desk was nice but...More

1  Thank tikntimebomb
Reviewed June 28, 2015

Great hidden gem in Miami. Took the family there today...2 girls 11 & 8. Tons of hands on exhibits, nice touch tank and aviary. Staff was knowledgeable and friendly. caught 2 planetarium shows...both educational and fun. Kids really enjoyed themselves. It is outdated, but to...More

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Everything is outdated. The new science museum is being built in down town. It's more like stepping back into the 60's. I can't think of a single thing there that could be worth your time.

2  Thank Sven P
Reviewed May 23, 2015

We have been visiting regularly since my children were small and always enjoy it. It is great for both children and adults. The youngest is now in college and we visited most recently on Spring Break. There was a very interesting exhibit on hurricanes and...More

Thank ktpham
Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

As a homeschool family, we went here for science. A new museum for us. Lots of appropriate exhibits for our kids in 1st, 5th, 6th grades. Animal shows, liquid nitrogen, amazon, snakes, active bee hive, animal visits, touch tank, planetarium, birds of prey hospital, nano....More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Words to describe this museum...boring, small and not worth the price! We came thinking that it would include exhibits about space since it is labeled a 'Planetarium' and wow, were we wrong! It's small, the exhibits look dated and it's very limited. They barely have...More

Thank seh1985
Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Dont judge by the outside. Its a fun interactive museum. For kids as well for adults. Affordable and good location. Haves a planetarium, and animals. Good place to take your kids. Not too busy. FYI this museum is moving to downtown so visit before it...More

Thank karlasuriel
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