Museum of Discovery & Science

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, experience hurricane force winds in the Storm Center, dig for fossils alongside a giant prehistoric megalodon, get close to a confrontation between a saber-toothed cat and an Imperial mammoth, and enjoy the playful antics of North American river otters in their two-story indoor/outdoor habitat. See exciting science demonstrations, and presentations by community experts. Discover the amazing Everglades in the Florida EcoScapes exhibit. Hang out with bats, turtles and sharks. Be charmed by a 6-foot-long snake. Take a ride to Mars or soar through the skies in an FA-18 cockpit simulator or take a simulated ride in the 7D Theater. And immerse yourself in a five-story-high film adventure at the AutoNation® IMAX 3D Theater, home of the BIGGEST screen in South Florida. Whether you’re two or 82 visit the Museum of Discovery and Science and enjoy a full day of family fun.The Museum is open seven days a week, 365 days a year; Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. with extended IMAX® hours on most evenings. Combo Ticket prices (Exhibits & IMAX Experience Film) are $20 for adults and seniors; $17 for children 2-12. Exhibits only tickets prices are $14 adults; $13 seniors; $12 children 2-12. To purchase advance tickets, call 954.713.0930. For show times, visit www.mods.org/imax. The Museum of Discovery and Science is located downtown at 401 SW Second Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312. For more information about the Museum, visitors should call 954.467.MODS (6637) or visit our web site at www.mods.org.

Amenities

Activities

Educational Sessions Available, Natural Wildlife Viewing

Amenities

Bus Parking, Covered Parking/Garage, First Aid Station, Food/Beverage Service, Gift Shop, Multilingual Staff, Parking, Restrooms, Security

Average Visit Time

2 - 3 hours

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, Handicapped Parking, Ramps, TDD Phone System, Wheelchair Seating, Wheelchair-friendly

Discount

Group Discount

Guest Information

Children Allowed, Children Allowed Min. Age: 0, Family Friendly, LGBT Friendly, Parental Permission Needed, Wireless (Wi-Fi)

Hours of Operation

Open Year-Round

Location

Downtown, Expressway/Interstate, Historic District, Intracoastal, Mainland, Restaurant Nearby, Riverfront, Shopping Nearby