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Museum of Discovery and Science & IMAX 3D Theater

Do you have a young scientist in your family, or just a thirst for exploring and viewing creative interactive exhibits? If so the Museum of Discovery and Science along with the IMAX 3D Theater in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is the place for you!

The museum has over 200 intriguing exhibits featuring many live creatures such as alligators, turtles, iguana’s and snakes. You can delve into the 11,000 square foot nature trail which is a recent addition to the museum and learn all about Florida’s fascinating Everglades in the special “Living in the Everglades” exhibit. Observe our niche in aerospace at “Runways to Rockets” the latest space exhibit where you can take part in a simulated jaunt to Mars or the Moon.

There are many permanent and special exhibits which you can tour. Gizmo City is great for all you gadget guru’s out there, and the Sound Exhibit lets you play with a huge, musical kaleidoscope. Youngsters under seven will enjoy the Discovery Center created especially for them. There is something for everyone!

After viewing these and many others, you can expand your mind again by viewing a film at the AutoNation IMAX 3D Theater.

Some of the current features are “The Light Before Christmas,” the “Day the Earth Stood Still,” the “Sea Monsters,” and “Dinosaurs Alive.” There is always a selection of 2-4 movies to choose from each day.

The Museum of Discovery & Science & IMAX are open 365 days a year, with extended hours on Friday and Saturday.


10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday
12 noon to 6 p.m. Sunday

Admission prices:

COMBO tickets: (includes admission to museum and one Special Engagement full length feature IMAX film.) Members get in at a discounted rate, please refer to your membership information.

Adults $16.00
Seniors $16.00
Child (2-12) $13.00
Child (1 & under) No charge. Lap ticket required.

Address & Contact Info:

401 SW Second Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Phone: (1-954-467-6637)
Please phone or check our website for further information.

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