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New EcoDiscovery Center!
Bring the entire family for a day of exploration. Take a ride on the Everglades Airboat Adventure, enjoy the playful antics of river otters, experience hurricane force winds in the Storm Center, dig for fossils alongside a giant megalodon shark, and see exciting science theater shows.

Spend a day of discovery exploring two floors of fascinating interactive exhibits at the Museum of Discovery and Science!See sharks and the largest living Atlantic coral reef in captivity, hang out with bats, be charmed by a 12-foot snake, plus pet alligators, turtles and iguanas. Test your pilot skills in nine cockpit simulators and learn about Florida’s amazing Everglades in the Living in the Everglades exhibit. Discover our place in aerospace at Runways to Rockets,our space exhibit, and take a simulated trip to the Moon or Mars. Make it a play date at theDiscovery Center, designed especially for children under seven.

No visit is ever complete without experiencing an IMAX film adventure on the five-story-high screen at AutoNation IMAX 3D Theater, home of the BIGGEST screen in South Florida. With an 80 ft. x 60 ft. screen and 32,000 watts of digital surround sound broadcast from 56 speakers, The IMAX Experience is truly an unparalleled fusion of sight and sound.

Don’t forget to print your Museum of Discovery and Science Coupon.

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  • "Great place for families to learn"

    Reviewed 13 January 2018

    We enjoyed all of the hands on exhibits that they had here. It was a fabulous place to learn about various weather aspects, animals, etc.

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  • "Expensive, but worth it..."

    Reviewed 10 January 2018

    This is one of the "Must Visit" places in Fort Lauderdale... I saw an IMAX Movie in the beautiful, comfortable Theater and explored a few displays in the main area too. It's a bit pricey (especially...

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  • "Not just for kids!"

    Reviewed 07 January 2018

    Even though it is very family friendly, many adults were enjoying themselves - I went alone on a Sat. afternoon (much less crowded during the week). I enjoyed the many exhibits on science, nature...

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