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Explore and discover with more than 200 dynamic hands-on exhibits and five-story IMAX 3D Theater that puts you in the center of the action. Open daily, 365 days a year, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun noon-6pm with extended IMAX® hours on most evenings. General admission $20 adults; $17 children 2 to 12; under 2 free. Ticket includes admission to the Museum exhibits and one 45-minute IMAX film.
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  • Miles to Broward Convention Center: 4
driving directions
  • Driving Directions: The Museum of Discovery and Science is located at 401 SW 2nd Street, across from Riverwalk's Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale, near the New River. Take I-95 north (from Miami) or south (from Palm Beach) to Broward Boulevard. Drive east to SW Fifth Avenue (Commodore Brook Avenue). Turn right. The Museum will be on the left with the A & E parking garage on your right.
Events
  • To Fly – Aviation

    Dec 19, 2014 - Recurring daily 401 SW 2 St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-713-0930
    Aviation enthusiasts of all ages will have a blast exploring the many interactive displays in the Museum of Discovery and Science’s refreshed aviation...
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  • Wildlife Rescue Exhibit

    May 21 - Sep 6, 2016 - Recurring daily MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE & AUTONATION IMAX
    401 SW 2 St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-713-0930
    Wildlife Rescue is an exhibit that involves visitors in compelling stories of animal rescue, the dedicated people who are taking action, and the...
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  • Clyde Butcher Photography Exhibit

    Feb 12, 2016 - Recurring daily MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE & AUTONATION IMAX
    401 SW 2 St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-713-0930
    Visitors and photography aficionados can enjoy the new permanent Clyde Butcher exhibit made possible by a generous donation from the collection of Jim...
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  • Alice in Wonderland Tea Party

    May 28 - 31, 2016 - Recurring daily MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE & AUTONATION IMAX
    401 SW 2 St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-713-0930
    Don’t be late for a very important date. Meet us in Wonderland for a Topsy Turvy Tea Party! Mad Hatter Hat Toss: The Mad Hatter is great at tossing...
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  • Poly-whats?! One-Day Camp Adventure

    May 27 - 28, 2016 MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE & AUTONATION IMAX
    401 SW 2 St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-713-0930
    Polymers! If you have eaten Jell-O, chewed gum, or worn tennis shoes, you’ve experienced a polymer! Polymers are everywhere, even in things you might...
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  • Ocean Explorers Camp – Incoming 7th and 8th Graders

    Jun 20 - Aug 13, 2016 - Recurring every 3 weeks on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE & AUTONATION IMAX
    401 SW 2 St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-713-0930
    Offered June 20 – 24, 2016 or July 18 – 22, 2016 or August 8 – 12, 2016. Campers will spend two days at the Museum and three days at FAU’s SeaTech in...
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  • SUMMER TIME MOONLIGHT SEA TURTLE WALKS

    Jun 7 - Jul 15, 2016 - Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE & AUTONATION IMAX
    401 SW 2 St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-713-0930
    The Museum of Discovery and Science invites the whole family to participate in an evening of sea turtle discovery this summer. Once again, the annual...
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  • Eye of the Storm: Hurricane Science Mitigation and Preparedness Event

    Jun 4 - 5, 2016 MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY & SCIENCE & AUTONATION IMAX
    401 SW 2 St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-713-0930
    Free Exhibit AdmissionSouth Florida families are invited to a free day of activities at Eye of the Storm: Hurricane Science Mitigation and...
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Offers

2-for-1 at the Museum of Discovery and Science

May 1 - Sep 30, 2016 954-467-6637 Buy one admission get one admission equal or lesser value FREE! (Does not include IMAX). Sun noon-6pm, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm $15 adult, $14 senior, $13 children 2-12 & military. Details

$2 off exhibits and one IMAX film

Jan 1, 2016 - Jan 31, 2018 $2 off exhibits and one IMAX film. Valid January 1, 2016 – January 31, 2018. Spend a day of discovery exploring hundreds of interactive exhibits. Take a ride on the Everglades Airboat Adventure, experience hurricane force winds in the Storm Center, enjoy the playful antics of river otters,… Details
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