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IMAX® FILMS


The Completely Renovated AutoNation® IMAX Theater now OPEN!
New Digital Projector + New Surround Sound + New Luxury Seats + New Giant Screen = The Ultimate IMAX Experience!


NOW PLAYING
Star Trek Beyond 3D
National Parks Adventure 3D
A Beautiful Planet 3D

COMING SOON
Suicide Squad 2D or 3D - Opens August 4 2016



The Museum of Discovery and Science will NOT be participating in Bank of America Museums-On-Us Program in July or August.

The Bank of America Museums-On-Us program will resume the first weekend of September. We encourage Bank of America cardholders to consider purchasing Summer Savings Passes instead to enjoy our Museum and 3 other local attractions through
September 30, 2016.

NOW ON EXHIBIT


Permanent exhibits descriptions
can be found here


Special Events and Activities (on Weekends, Holidays, etc.)
can be found two sections below.


To Fly – Aviation Renovation

The highlight of the exhibit space is a new state-of-the art 7D capsule theater that takes visitors on an exhilarating flight through the sky. This new exhibit experience uses a 3D aviation film, moving seats, and multi-sensory effects to create an unforgettable, educational, and exciting experience. The new Simulation Theater is made possible by a generous gift from the Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust.

       
COMING SOON - EXHIBITS




Drugs: Costs and Consequences:
Opening Eyes to the Damage Drugs Cause
September 23, 2016 to January 16, 2017


Most Americans are unaware of the science behind the damaging effects of drugs on the mind and body, or of the other tremendous costs associated with the production, sale, and use of drugs. The costs to society–estimated at more than $180 billion a year–are borne by all of us in some way.

Despite the fact that the vast majority of Americans are not drug users, we pay for users’ lost productivity, their health care, criminal justice costs, child welfare costs, and the impact their drug use has on our own health and safety.

This exhibit is designed to open eyes to the science behind drug addiction and the countless costs of drugs–to individuals, American society, and the world–and to provide food for thought on how each and every one of us can make a difference.

More Information Coming Soon





SPECIAL EVENTS

EVERGLADES FOREVER PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST
January 31, 2014

Photography Contest is now closed.
Contest winner announced January 31, 2014.

Link to Everglades Forever Project page for More Information and Photography Contest Winners



Ice Cream Science Weekend
August 20 & 21, 2016 Noon to 4 p.m.

Nitro Ice Cream
1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
- What’s colder than ice? Liquid Nitrogen!! Join us for a liquid nitrogen demonstration with ice cream making and tasting.

Origami Ice Cream - Satisfy your sweet tooth with this calorie-free origami ice cream cone.

Ice Cream Lab
12:00 p.m. • 1:00 p.m. • 2:00 p.m. • 3:00 p.m.

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Learn how to make your very own  personalized ice cream. Maximum 30 children.

Special Guest Presentation
Kilwins Cocoa Talk - 2:30 p.m.

Did you know that chocolate is made from the cocoa bean plant? Learn more about chocolate from our local Kilwins sweets shop.


STEM CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT
STEM Home School Classes for Grades 3 to 5

Into the Jungle
April 25, 2016

Everything Everglades

May 23, 2016

Fee: $15 person (student or adult).

Click HERE for More information.



SPECIAL SPEAKERS, GUESTS & PROGRAMS


UPCOMING FAMILY OVERNIGHT


Ghostbusters Family Overnight
July 16, 2016

There’s something strange going on at the Museum! Mix the right chemicals and try not to get covered in ectoplasm. Before lights out have a haunting good time watching the IMAX film Ghostbusters 3D!

• Take home a sample of ectoplasm.
• Mix bubbling concoctions.
• Take your chances with a treat that may not be what it seems.

Family Overnight: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. the following morning
Fees: $48 per participant Includes: Admission into IMAX Theater, pizza dinner, rides and activities.

Rated PG-13 for supernatural action and some crude humor

LEFT CLICK HERE to go Information Flyer as webpage.
RIGHT CLICK HERE to download Information Flyer as PDF document.



Buy tickets for GHOSTBUSTERS FAMILY OVERNIGHT SLEEPOVER

Or reserve your spot by phone, call our reservations line at 954.713.0930 or e-mail us at overnights@mods.net


3D Printer Lab
Now through September 2016

Our Discovery Lab has been outfitted with 3 different 3D printers and staff will demonstrate their capabilities through the holiday season. Watch 3D printers produce some amazing pieces. Brought to you by local 3D company Becoming 3D in partnership with Airwolf, Lulzbot, and Robo 3D.

New York Life
First Saturday of every month
Noon - 4 p.m.

New York Life’s Child I.D. program is designed to teach children how to stay safe in the home and at play. Receive a free children’s I.D. kit.

Broward Chess Club
Every Saturday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Enjoy some mental food and challenge our local experts.



ON-GOING EVENTS

KELLER SCIENCE THEATER WEEKEND SHOWS

Visitors can enjoy exciting science shows and presentations in the Keller Science Theater by our enthusiastic staff and/or community partners.

The Nitro Show - Ever wonder what -320 degrees Farenheit will do to everyday items? Discover how cold things can get with liquid nitrogen and how their physical changes can create explosive results.

KaBoom! Show - Witness the power of chemical changes with fiery explosions! Come have a blast!

Science Showdown - Do you have what it takes to beat the best in the ultimate science feud? Test your knowledge against the experts in this high energy game show!

             


CAMP ADVENTURE

Museum Camp Adventures are designed to give students entire days filled with exploration and hands-on learning.

The museum hosts 1-day and 5-day camps.

For more information and a listing of upcoming camps, visit CAMPS page.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES
Fridays: 3:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Sundays: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Planning a birthday party at the Museum of Discovery and Science is a piece of cake! Just say the word and we'll put the wheels in motion for a birthday party that your birthday child will always remember. For more information, visit BIRTHDAY PARTIES page.

OVERNIGHT CAMP-IN ADVENTURES
Bring your group to the Museum for an exciting overnight adventure. You can select from great adventures or work with our program staff to create an evening of fun just for your special group.

For more information, visit CAMP INS page.




   
   
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