about the museum of discovery and science


The Museum began its history as a project of the Junior League of Fort Lauderdale, opening as the Discovery Center, a hands-on museum of art, science and history, in 1977 in the historic New River Inn. Over the course of the next few years, several other historic buildings became part of the Museum’s complex. Read More.

Fast Facts

More than 450,000 people visit the Museum of Discovery and Science annually. Over 8 million visitors have experienced the Museum since opening in 1992. The Museum currently serves 90,000 students annually who visit on school sponsored field trips. Read More.

Annual Reports

Please read the Museum’s latest Annual Report to learn about the Museum’s activities, accomplishments and financial performance. Read More.

Board of Trustees

The Museum of Discovery and Science is a private, non-profit museum governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of community and business leaders who generously volunteer their service.  Read More.

Financial Information

Executive Staff

Museum of Discovery and Science’s audited financial statements and Form 990 can be found here. Joseph Cox, President/CEO

Joe Majoros, V.P. Finance/CFO

Donor Privacy Policy

Marlene Janetos, V.P. Visitor Services, Marketing
& Communications
The Museum of Discovery and Science strongly believes in protecting the integrity and privacy of personal information gathered from our supporters.  Read More. Meredith Feder, V.P. Development

Joe Cytacki, V.P. Programs, Exhibits & Life Science

Accessibiity Programs

The Museum of Discovery and Science strongly believes that every child and underserved member of the community should be able to visit the Museum.  Read More.