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Museum Of Discovery

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Granddaughter birthday trip

Granddaughter had a fantastic time spent about 3.5 hours there and she was ready go. People were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anthony Z
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Hamburg, Arkansas
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Science After Dark aka Adult Night!!!

I've been to several of the Science After Dark events at the museum. It's adults only and a good... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Doxlace
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Arkansas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Granddaughter had a fantastic time spent about 3.5 hours there and she was ready go. People were having b-day parties so it's good for that.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anthony Z
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I've been to several of the Science After Dark events at the museum. It's adults only and a good time! My favorite was the Harry Potter one. There's always pizza by the slice and beer by the glass for sale. You can buy tickets online...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Doxlace
Reviewed January 9, 2019

I maintain a membership with this museum for several years. My son who is now 7 has alwasy enjoyed visiting the museum both for annual events and for spare time. The museum is contantly changing exhibit types. The themes are always colorful and engaging. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

I wasn't sure if a 16 year old would enjoy this, but we really had fun. Lots of really great hands on things to do, well laid out and educational. The tape tunnels were awesome.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kagardner
Reviewed December 17, 2018

We had my daughter's birthday party here and could not have been happier! We had a party helper (there may have been 2?) who took care of everything for us. Kids loved running around/playing downstairs then someone came in to do Frozen experiments (there are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WBJM2009
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Been coming here since I was a kid, now I bring my little cousins. They've got a lot of interactive stuff for both kids and adults to have fun with. Adult nights once a month or so as well. Fun and affordable, great way to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited over Thanksgiving weekend. 5 adults, three teenagers and three younger children, including a 4-year old. We stayed about 2 hours and there was something for everyone. GREAT for introducing kids to STEM or nurturing the interest if it’s already there. FUN physical activities...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank World_Traveler_Food
Reviewed November 27, 2018

It will take you a while to go through. There is so much to do for kids and adults. We left before we could get to everything.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wendy R
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

The musuem had a good bit of activities inside which took us over 2 hours to go through. Only problem was they all seemed to be geared more towards smaller kids than early teenagers. There was a few things that really caught their attention but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mochajoe8587
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

We went there with 3 kids. The price is $10/adult, $8/kids over 12 months. Just one area alone has at least 10 different experiments that you would have hard time explaining to your kids without. We spent 4 hours and didn’t have time left to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mrsyeefoon
July 26, 2018|
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Response from 980carlyg | Reviewed this property |
It’s within a quick walking distance, I’d say it was about a five minute walk with a stroller.
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johnsonl5380
May 19, 2018|
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Response from LeeAnn M | Reviewed this property |
I think they would enjoy it.
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mollieb1011
March 11, 2017|
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Response from Museum o | Property representative |
Definitely! Couples especially love our adult night called Science After Dark. It's held the last Thursday of the month from 6-9 p.m.
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shamrockcb
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revising due to typo- itinerary ;) Hi all, my 3 1/2 year old son and I are tagging along on a business trip with my husband in July. While he will be working for 4 days out of our week, he will be joining us on the rest of the trip and we are turning it into a vacation. I will have a rental car, and am comfortable driving by myself with my son within a 30 minute radius of Lago Mar (where will be staying). Could someone please look at some of the ideas I've researched and comment if any are...More
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Sawgrass Mills is a mixed bag; some very tired retail (including a Rain Forest Cafe whose exterior didn't look terribly inviting) with upscale newer stuff around the edges. I've only wandered by Wannado, but it kinda looked like it was for older kids. I haven't made it to the Palm Beach zoo. It should be good. The South Florida Science Museum is adjacent. In Boca Raton, Red Reef Park and the adjacent Gumbo Limbo Nature Center are neat. The park is very well cared-for, with a...More
DaPotcake
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Places to visit with a school class (3 Replies)
My sons 5th grade teacher is planning a trip to Fort Lauderdale for her class for a couple of days. Museum of Discovery was on the agenda, I told them about Gumbo Limbo and the Ann Kolb nature centre. Anything I am missing that would be interesting for them?
October 04, 2007|
Response fromDaPotcake|
I got the Buehler Planetarium on my list.
Cbusers
Columbus, Ohio
Recs on Local Attractions please (5 Replies)
Our brochure lists many attractions and our short list is below. Any recommendation on which to go to or avoid? We're (two adults only) staying in Pompano through Saturday and have a car. Thanks! Bonnet House Museum and Gardens Flamingo Gardens Fort Lauderdale History Center Museum of Discovery Seminole okalee Indian Village Stranahan House Museum
September 30, 2012|
Response fromsuewick|
I've only done 2 Bonnet House and Stranahan House, Stranahan House is the smaller of the two and IMO is the most interesting. If you like quirky art you may like Bonnet House, it is also interesting and has a story to tell. It is set on a large plot of land but you don't get to see much of the land. I think if you did the 2 in such a short space of time it would be old house overkill.