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Museum of Discovery and Science

401 SW Second St. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 | Fort Lauderdale | 954-467-6637

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Features over 200 interactive activities, incliding exhibits on nature, aerospace, and marine life. Specially-designed IMAX movie theatre shows films on giant screen with surround sound, and in 3-D.


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    The ocean’s Humpback whales have inspired a 3D giant screen film that will premiere in international theatres. Humpback Whales will take audiences to the underwater world, to the...
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    Baleen Whales use bubble netting whereas Toothed Whales use echolocation for hunting. Learn why the largest animals in the ocean eat the smallest organisms. Mon., Feb. 16, 2015
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    The highlight of the exhibit space will be a new state-of-the art 7D capsule theater that will take visitors on an exhilarating flight through the sky. This new exhibit experience will use a...
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    Explore the complexities of the brain through an exhibit featuring hands-on activities, special effects, virtual reality and interactive technology. Wed., Jan. 28, 2015
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    From director Clint Eastwood comes American Sniper, opening January 15, 2015 with special showings at 7 p.m. & 10 p.m. at AutoNation IMAX Theater, starring Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, the...
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    Brain Games: Memory. Remember playing Memory as a child? We do, and we want to test your memory with this fun game. Reflexes. Beat to the rhythm as we learn the difference between voluntary...
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    The Museum will host the 5,000-square-foot, traveling exhibit Brain: The World Inside Your Head. Made possible by Pfizer Inc and produced by Evergreen Exhibitions in collaboration with the...
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    From its humble beginnings to the futuristic space-age innovations that will be upon us sooner than we’d like to think, aviation has continuously managed to capture the imagination and...
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    Learn about some of the most strange, mysterious and powerful objects in the universe through hands-on physical models, computer-based investigations, immersive experiences and a...
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    ring your thinking cap for this camp because you’re going to need it! This engineering camp will have you building some simple machines and cool contraptions that will shoot, throw,...
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    Aviation enthusiasts of all ages will have a blast exploring the many interactive displays in the Museum of Discovery and Science’s refreshed aviation station, To Fly. This interactive...
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    Come on an extraordinary adventure into magical worlds beneath our feet that most of us never see – one where life is lived at an extraordinary intensive pace, where everything we know...
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    rom Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” the third in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular...
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    In this ground breaking film, extraordinary, large format 3D images bring us face-to-face with this amazing universe, where raindrops fall like hand grenades, a leaf weighs more than a car,...
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    nterstellar is the highly anticipated film by Christoper Nolan, the director of The Dark Knight Trilogy and Inception. It stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill...
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    Bugs! 3D invites you to explore a truly hidden world. Using cutting-edge macroscopic technology and a lively soundtrack, it introduces a cast of insect characters who will fascinate and...
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    If you enjoy learning about butterflies, being in their midst, watching movies about them, or simply looking at them, Butterfly Weekend at the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science...
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    If you claim you have never once wanted to reach out and touch a piece of art at a museum, well then, you are lying and I don't want to be friends with you anymore. Even the lamest of art...
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