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The mission of the Museum of Discovery and Science is to provide experiential pathways to lifelong learning in science for children and adults through exhibits, programs and films. Founded in 1976 as The Discovery Center, the nonprofit facility serves approximately 450,000 visitors annually. Major operational support for the Museum is provided through generous support by Leadership Guild members including: Broward Health, JM Family Enterprises, Inc., Sun Sentinel, Patriot National Insurance Group and Wells Fargo. 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. For IMAX only, tickets prices are $14 for adults and seniors; $11 for children 2-12. To purchase advance tickets, call 954.713.0930. For show times, visit www.mods.org/imax. Tickets may also be purchased in advance at the Museum box office. 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,
  • Site Type:
  • Museum of Science,
  • Tour Information:
  • Guided Tours, Self-guided tours,

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Journey to the South Pacific: An IMAX 3D Experience ®

Now - December 31, 2014
Filmed in the heart of the Coral Triangle, amid the pristine coral reefs of Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Journey to the South Pacific transports audiences to an underwater Eden where exotic marine life flourishes. Sea turtles, whale sharks, manta rays and other unusual creatures thrive here in this special place, the most bio-diverse marine ecosystem in the world. In this feel-good ocean adventure, audiences join a 12-year-old boy on a voyage through the islands as he dives with the world’s largest fish, witnesses’ sea turtles laying their eggs after a 6,500-mile journey across the Pacific, and encounters exotic critters like the coconut octopus. H ...Read More>> re, Raja Ampat’s islanders use ancient wisdom and modern science to protect their local reefs, showing what it means to live in balance with the ocean. A tale of celebration and discovery, Journey to the South Pacific brings to life the extraordinary undersea beauty and inspiring human stories from this unique part of the world, revealing that we are all islanders on this ocean planet we call home. Journey to the South Pacific 3D is produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films in association with IMAX Entertainment, presented by One World One Ocean, and narrated by Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett. Website: http://www.imax.com/journeytothesouthpacific/ Read Less
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Goosebumps: The Science of Fear

Now - September 02, 2014
Have you ever wondered why our knees tremble, our hands shake and our hearts race when we get scared? This exhibit, developed by the California Science Center, allows students to experience fear in an exciting, safe environment. They will participate in numerous interactive challenges that test their fears, while teaching them the science behind the reactions of fear. Exhibit highlights include: Fear Lab, Fear Challenge Course, Fear Theater, Fear in the Wild and Faces of Emotion.
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Island of the Lemurs: Madagascar 3D

Now - December 31, 2014
Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman narrates Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D, the incredible true story of nature’s greatest explorers—lemurs. Captured with IMAX® 3D cameras, the film takes audiences on a spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar. Lemurs arrived in Madagascar as castaways millions of years ago and evolved into hundreds of diverse species but are now highly endangered. Join trailblazing scientist Patricia Wright on her lifelong mission to help these strange and adorable creatures survive in the modern world. Directed by David Douglas and written and produced by Drew Fellman, Island of Lemurs: Madagasc ...Read More>> r 3D is a presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Entertainment. Read Less
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Sounds of Summer

August 23, 2014 - August 24, 2014
On August 23 and 24 2014, from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m., the MUSEic mentors and volunteers will be participating in the Museum of Discovery and Science’s Sounds of Summer weekend event with interactive activities. MUSEic will be setting up stations throughout the museum allowing children to interact with established musicians, instructors and electronic music producers to give them an opportunity to experience the possibilities of the beauty they can potentially create with electronic music. Visitors will have the opportunity to sample the use of CDJs, mixers, moog synthesizers, M-Audio Keyboards, turntables, Industry standard speakers, laptops wit ...Read More>> music producing software and other devices used in the electronic music entertainment industry. Additionally, there will be exposure to other facets of sounds including drum circles, rain makers, didgeridoos, crystal bowls and there will be even be dance and hula hoop classes. Additional themed activities: • Celebrate the Sounds of Summer End your summer season on the perfect note! Enjoy a symphony of delights as we bask in the “science of music!” Listen to the unique orchestra of sounds made by species from around the world. • Special Activity Construct your own instruments to play a part in this exciting event. • A Wild Animal Symphony: The Sounds of Nature Bass: Elephant Drums: Woodpecker The Duet: Mosquito Brass: Elk Read Less
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Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Kids Love & Family Expo

September 13, 2014 - September 14, 2014
Saturday, September 13, 2014 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, September 14, 2014 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Join us for a Celebrity-Filled Extravaganza where family fun comes first! Kids will be entertained with tons of fun and interactive activities, while parents can discover the latest and greatest in products and entertainment from 75 vendors & sponsors! Plus, you’ll have a chance to meet celebs like, Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic Gold Medalist & Dancing with the Stars winner! Expo is included in regular exhibit admission. Check Out the fun details at: http://tinyurl.com/kidslovefamilyexpo
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