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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - December 15 2016
Tickets On Sales Monday - 11/28/16


Drugs: Costs and Consequences:
Opening Eyes to the Damage Drugs Cause
September 28, 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.

Please be advised that this exhibit contains content that may not be suitable for young children. Parental guidance is recommended.

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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.


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

Mystical Animals Weekend
November 25 - 27, 2016 Noon to 4 p.m.

Mystical Creations
Let your imagination run wild and create your own mystical beast!

Tricks of the Color
Learn how animals play hide and seek by using camouflage as a defense mechanism.

Museum’s Magical Animals
The Museum has many animals that are magical in their own way. Learn about these animals magical characteristics!

Star Wars: Rogue One Family Overnight
Monday, January 2, 2017
6:30 p.m. Monday night to
8 a.m. Tuesday morning

  • Use the force to control different states of matter

  • Explore the stars in our portable planetarium

  • Go on a flight mission with your friends.

  • Watch the first installment of the new film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 3D - Rated PG13.

Fees: $48.00 per participant. Includes: Admission into IMAX Theater, pizza dinner, rides and activities.

CLICK HERE for Information Flyer (PDF file format)

CLICK HERE for Information Flyer (JPG file format)

Call our Reservation Department to book at 954-713-0930.


Saturday with Joey the Otter
November 12, 2016 11 a.m.

Come meet the Museum’s adorable mascot Joey the Otter. Get your picture taken with him and then take a trip to our Otter habitat and see our four river otters run, dive and swim in their habitat.

7D Theater Zombie Ride
October 1 – November 1, 2016

So you think you’re brave? Find out on this intense rollercoaster ride that will make your worst dreams come true! You will dip, dive and speed through an old abandoned mansion filled with ghosts and zombies. This experience is not recommended for children under 13 years of age.

Thanksgiving Food Drive
There’s always something to be thankful for! Join us by donating canned foods to help families in need. Please bring your canned foods to the Museum by November 19, 2016.

3D Printer Lab
Daily during Museum hours

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.



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!


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.

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.

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.

Museum of discovery and Science, Fort Lauderdale, Florida