Take in the history, art, culture, and science of Greater Fort Lauderdale during Broward Attractions and Museums Month (BAMM) throughout September. For the entire month, 22 participating museums and attractions across Broward County will offer buy-one-get-one-free admission or free admission.
Just mention “BAMM” at any of the below participating organizations, or inquire about the offer, for your chance to experience some of the most popular things to do and discover around Greater Fort Lauderdale. Take advantage of this opportunity and you just might find yourself face to face with gators, feeling the wind blow as you cruise on a riverboat, standing in awe of centuries-old artifacts, and even getting hands-on with history.
Participating Museums & Attractions
Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum (BOGO admission) – Learn about the history and culture of some of Florida’s first residents at this museum dedicated to the Seminole Tribe.
Art and Culture Center/Hollywood (BOGO admission) – Come see contemporary art in a historical setting with up to six exhibitions showcasing art from a variety of artists and mediums.
Billie Swamp Safari (BOGO airboats and swamp buggy rides) – Hold on tight for this wild ride through the Everglades filled with insights about this unique Florida environment.
Blanche Ely House Museum (Free admission) – Check out this newly reopened space dedicated to the life and achievements of local community activists and educators, Blanche and Joseph Ely.
Butterfly World (BOGO admission) – Immerse yourself in the largest butterfly park in the world where you’ll find thousands of butterflies along with other winged creatures like lorikeets, hummingbirds, parrots, flamingos, and even bugs.
Coral Springs Museum of Art (BOGO admission) – See the creative works of nationally recognized artists from right here in Florida at this museum focusing on traditional, modern, and postmodern art.
Flamingo Gardens (BOGO admission) – Part botanical gardens, part wildlife sanctuary, this 60-acre attraction has enough to do and see to keep you busy for an entire day, from big cats to black bears, flamingos to flora.
History Fort Lauderdale (BOGO admission) – Operated by the Historical Society of Fort Lauderdale, this campus of three museums and a research library celebrates history through education and is home to some of the oldest architecture in the county.
Historic Stranahan House Museum (BOGO admission) – Visit the oldest surviving structure in the area to learn about the Stranahan family that once lived there and take a journey to the past.
Museum of Discovery and Science (BOGO and child admission free with paid adult) – Entertain the entire family, from toddlers to seniors, at this interactive museum with over 200 exhibits to explore.
Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum (Free admission) – Get up close and personal with torpedoes, anti-submarine mortar weapons, military memorabilia, and a whole lot more dating back to WWII, all in a setting that once functioned as a naval complex.
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale (BOGO admission) – Find everything from 19th-century paintings to avant-garde art at this impressive space with 25,000 feet of exhibition space in the Arts and Entertainment District of downtown Fort Lauderdale.
Plantation Historical Museum (Free admission) – Get to know Plantation, Florida by visiting this local history museum full of Native American artifacts, fire and police memorabilia, impressive dioramas, antiques, and even a complete triceratops skeleton.
Sawgrass Recreation Park (BOGO admission) – Come to this space dedicated to exploring the Everglades by airboat where the fun extends to reptile and mammal exhibits after your ride.
Stonewall National Museum - Wilton Manors Gallery (Free admission) – This extension of the Stonewall National Museum & Archives features both curated and nationally touring exhibitions which preserve and share the history of LGBT culture.
Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (BOGO admission) – Embrace the fine arts in Dania Beach, FL via exhibits featuring impressive collections of studio glass art, pottery, and porcelain.
Xtreme Action Park (BOGO for XD Dark Ride Theater only) – Come for the many family-friendly, indoor activities, stay for the XD Dark Ride Theater where full-motion seats make you feel like you’re part of the action.
Young At Art Museum (BOGO admission) – With a mission to inspire young minds, this interactive children’s museum boasts hands-on spaces that get kids excited about art and encourage creative thinking.
Free Visitors Guide & Map
The annual user-friendly map includes a detailed list of attractions, art, theater, music, entertainment, sports and special events.