Otter Encounter

This experience is temporarily unavailable.*

Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays • 1:30 p.m.

In our newest visitor experience, come face-to-face with our resident North American River Otters!

Otter specialists will teach you about their daily care and enrichment. Learn all about an otter’s diet and get a look at the filtration system that keeps the otter pool clean and fresh. You’ll even have the opportunity to feed an otter and participate in a training session!

Each encounter lasts 45 minutes and includes exhibits admission. Maximum of six people per group, one group per day.

$50 per person.

Please call 954-713-0930.  One-week advance reservation required.

Otter Encounter Gift Certificates are available.  Please call Reservations for more information.













*Animal encounters vary and are at the discretion of the life science team. MODS holds animal health and well-being as a top priority and reserves the right to change dates and times as needed.


Thank you for your interest in MODS! The Museum’s daily visiting hours are temporarily suspended. We are now offering virtual and offsite programming, which allows us to continue connecting people around the globe to inspiring science - whether at home or in virtual classrooms. We look forward to reopening our doors when case numbers are down, visitor and staff safety can be ensured, and when a viable vaccine becomes available, shoring up public health. Please take advantage of our online experiences.

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