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Reviewed April 13, 2019

We were in Ft Lauderdale on vacation and it was a horrible day so we decided to go check out the museum. We are so happy we went! We did the IMAX of Great Barrier Reef and it was awesome! We went around the museum and there was plenty of room to move and enough time for everyone to take part in an exhibit. The majority things were interactive and each display was real life stuff - meaning things that most of us can relate to on a daily basis. It's not a museum of scientific findings but more of things that happen in our day to day life.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HOLIDAYLADY18
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

Didn't know what to expect, but it was a pleasant surprize/ Lots to see and do and ample sitting space just for relaxing and looking around. Nice gift shop.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019

We spent over 2 hours at the museum and I don't think we took everything in. Was with my son and 4 year old grand daughter. Several hands on exhibits indoors and out. Great otter exhibit and ride simulators. I asked my granddaughter what she liked best and she said everything. I agree.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Davidkul
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

It was a rainy day in Ft Lauderdale and we decided to check out the Museum of Discovery and Science. We started off in their amazing 3D theater and learned about the Great Barrier Reef. It was a great show!
The first level we enjoyed the otter area and the small aquarium area they had. I would skip the airboat simulator as this is not an information session- just a bouncy ride with metal benches and sub par graphics.
My kids aged 6, 8 and 9 were too old for the kids area that had foam building and climbing structures on the first level. It would’ve been nice to have an area like this for kids a bit older with still a lot of energy to play.
Upstairs we loved the 7D simulator with the toy car and jet plane. We also loved the keva sticks and played in that area for probably almost an hour. I just marveled all of the creations! We built one of our own and did a slow-mo vid of knocking it down. It was so fun!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SharonChristiansen
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Reviewed March 30, 2019

Visiting from North Dakota. We always like to see IMAX movies when visiting large cities. We saw Great Bear Rain Forest and Great Barrier Reef. Both were in 3D and fantastic. Appreciate the military discount.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank minotranger
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