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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.

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  • Activities:
  • Educational Sessions Available, Natural Wildlife Viewing,
  • Amenities:
  • Bus Parking, Covered Parking/Garage, First Aid Station
  • Average Visit Time:
  • 2 - 3 hours,

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National Parks Adventure 3D

Now - February 17, 2017
National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into America’s awe-inspiring great outdoors. For 100 years, such spectacularly wild and beautiful places as Yellowstone, Yosemite, the Everglades, the Redwoods, and Arches have been a living monument to the nation’s vast and untamed wilderness. Now, captured with IMAX® 3D cameras and shown in full glory on the world’s largest screens, National Parks Adventure celebrates the majesty of these treasured landscapes. Join world-class mountaineer Conrad Anker, adventure photographer Max Lowe, and climber Rachel Pohl as they bike, hike and climb across America’s most prist ...Read More>> ne parks, revealing a tapestry of natural wonders that will inspire the adventurer in us all. Narrated by Robert Redford. Read Less
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A BEAUTIFUL PLANET 3D

Now - February 17, 2017
Our world—a magnificent blue planet, dotted with gossamer clouds and gleaming in the brilliant flood of sunlight—is changing. From space, the Earth blazes at night with the electric intensity of human expansion across the globe. But it is within our power to protect the planet. While we continue to explore and gain knowledge of our galaxy, we also develop a deeper connection to the place we all call home. From The Walt Disney Studios, IMAX and Toni Myers—the acclaimed filmmaker behind celebrated IMAX documentaries Blue Planet, Hubble 3D, and Space Station 3D—A Beautiful Planet presents a breath-taking visualization of our world and a hopeful ...Read More>> ook into the future of humanity. Read Less
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UNDER THE SEA 3D

Now - February 17, 2017
Under the Sea 3D will transport moviegoers to some of the most exotic and isolated undersea locations on Earth, including Southern Australia, New Guinea and others in the Indo-Pacific region, allowing them to experience face-to-face encounters with some of the most mysterious and stunning creatures of the sea. It will offer a uniquely inspirational and entertaining way to explore the impact that global climate change has had on ocean wilderness.
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FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM: THE IMAX EXPERIENCE®

Now - December 15, 2016
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds. Starring: Ezra Miller, Eddie Redmayne and Colin Farrell, Ron Perlman and Jon Voight. This film is not yet rated.
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THE POLAR EXPRESS: AN IMAX 3D EXPERIENCE

December 09, 2016 - December 15, 2016
The Polar Express: An IMAX 3D Experience will return this holiday season to the AutoNation® IMAX 3D Theater for a one-week limited engagement beginning Friday, December 9, 2016 through Thursday, December 15, 2016 in IMAX with Laser. The Polar Express: An IMAX 3D Experience ® is the first full-length feature ever converted into IMAX® 3D. This holiday themed film, based on the classic Cladecott medal-winning children's book written by Chris Van Allsburg, is directed by Oscar ® winner Robert Zemeckis and stars two-time Academy Award ® winner Tom Hanks. The new IMAX with Laser experience allows audiences to become totally immersed in the IMAX 3 ...Read More>> presentation … grasping at falling snowflakes, ducking as the train screeches into their lap and feeling the howl of the steam whistle via IMAX’s next generation digital surround sound. The AutoNation IMAX Theater is the only theater in Florida featuring Polar Express in IMAX with Laser 3D. Tickets at http://polarexpress3d.bpt.me Read Less
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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY: AN IMAX 3D EXPERIENCE®

December 15, 2016 - January 12, 2017
Rogue One tells the story of resistance fighters who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star. Starring: Felicity Jones, Ben Mendelsohn, Riz Ahmed and James Earl Jones. This film is not yet rated.
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Star Wars Weekend

December 17, 2016 - December 18, 2016
STAR WARS Characters Photo Op Join us on December 15 when Rogue One - A Star Wars Story opens. Take pictures with some of your favorite villains from the Star Wars universe compliments of 501st Everglades Squad. (The characters will be at the Museum on December 15 and other select days throughout the run of the movie.) X-Wing Fighter Become a rebel forces engineer and construct an X-wing fighter to fight the empire. Learn about all of the parts required and their function that make X-wing fighters so cool! Create your own designs for your squadron. Holograms R2-D2 and BB-8 use holograms to communicate important messages from OB-1 and a m ...Read More>> p of Luke’s location. Learn how your cell phone can be turned into a hand held hologram communicator just like in Star Wars. Circuits Labs Go through Jedi training and learn about circuits so you can deactivate and shut down the Death Star’s electromagnetic defense shields. Read Less
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Space Weekend

January 21, 2017 - January 22, 2017
Star Lab Gaze into the starry night in our state of the art planetarium as we transport you to other planets. Stomp Rockets Learn about multiple forces that act upon a rocket as it leaves our atmosphere. Construct a rocket and see how far it goes and then attempt to land your rocket in a target zone. Long Jump There is less gravity on the moon and even less gravity on Mars. Test your jumping abilities and see if you can land among the stars.
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RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER: AN IMAX 3D EXPERIENCE®

January 26, 2017 - February 09, 2017
January 26, 2017 through February 9, 2017 Alice (Milla Jovovich) travels to the Hive in Raccoon City to prevent the evil Umbrella Corp. from wiping out the last remaining survivors of the zombie apocalypse. Starring: Ali Larter, Ruby Rose and Shawn Roberts. This film is not yet rated.
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Egyptian Weekend

February 04, 2017 - February 05, 2017
Ready, Set, Dig Become an archeologist and dig for valuable artifacts. Pyramid Cup Stack Most ancient pyramids were built as tombs. Compete to build the largest pyramid! Hieroglyphics Egyptians used pictures known as hieroglyphics instead of letters to write. Learn how to spell your name in hieroglyphics. Mummification Learn the techniques used by Egyptians to preserve bodies by mummification. Then check out our mummified apples! Egyptian Jewelry Jewelry was highly valued by the ancient Egyptians. Create your own necklace covered in jewels.
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IKEA Design Nation

February 18, 2017 - February 20, 2017
IKEA Building Challenge 1:30 and 3:30 Learn all about teamwork as a family unit when you build a piece of IKEA furniture. If you’re the fastest family and build it first you get to take it home for FREE! Earthquake Tables Build a structure that will stand tall during an earthquake Build a City Help us build the city of the future. You can customize it anyway you want using all the cardboards you can get your hands on. Windy City Tower Build a tower using paper and tape and see if it will stand strong in our wind tunnel. Mission: Egg Drop There is only one rule…. NO PARACHUTES! Build something that houses the egg when we throw it off ...Read More>> he balcony to the floor below. Little Engineers Zone Need something for the small engineer? Head over to our Discovery Center and see how high you can build a pyramid. K’Nex Building Zone Imagine and build your own engineering structure from our piles of K’Nex and see if it can withstand some of our tests. Read Less
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Ocean Explorers Camp

June 19, 2017 - August 11, 2017
Five-Day Camp Offered June 19- 23, 2017 or August 7 – 11, 2017 Campers will spend two days at the Museum and three days at FAU’s SeaTech in Dania Beach exploring coastal marine and coral reef ecosystems. They will conduct estuary and barrier island field work and tour FAU’s ocean engineering and electronics labs, submarine, and flow tunnel. Plus, learn about sea turtles, marine science careers, and design, build, and race a solar-powered boat. Fee: $250 per five-day camp - includes all workshop materials. Museum Members receive a $25 discount. Call: 954.713.0930.
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