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Eureka! The Science of Archimedes

September 22, 2018 - January 7, 2019

Eureka! The Science of Archimedes lets you explore the mind of Greek scholar, Archimedes of Syracuse, whose discoveries transformed the fields of mathematics, science and engineering. The exhibit features more than 60 exhibits and replicas of Archimedes’ machines from the Museum of Leonardo da Vinci in Florence, Italy. The Science of Archimedes exhibition is curated into four themes: Machines of the Ancient World, Energy Machines, The Power of Shapes’ and Archimedes’ Legacy. Sponsored locally by SunTrust Foundation and the Museum’s official transportation partner, Brightline.


September 22, 2018
January 7, 2019




The Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) is closed to the public in accordance with Governor DeSantis’ Executive Order 20-112 stating that interactive exhibits remain closed. During this time, please connect through engaging virtual STEM content on our social media platforms @modsftl. Please enjoy these videos and check our website for future updates. 

To our scientastic MODS Members: We are committed to you! We are extending ALL memberships upon renewal. One year = 18 months. We thank you for your continued support. 

We look forward to re-opening our doors and welcoming all back to the Museum.