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Museum of Discovery & Science/AutoNation IMAX Theater

Museum of Discovery & Science/AutoNation IMAX Theater Review

With more than 200 interactive exhibits, the aim here is to entertain children—and adults—with the wonders of science and the wonders of Florida. In 2012, the museum doubled in size, meaning twice the fun! Exhibits include the Ecodiscovery Center with an Everglades Airboat Adventure ride, resident otters, and an interactive Florida storm center. Florida Ecoscapes has a living coral reef, plus sharks, rays, and eels. Runways to Rockets offers stimulating trips to Mars and the moon while nine different cockpit simulators let you try out your pilot skills. The AutoNation IMAX theater, part of the complex, shows films, some in 3-D, on an 80-foot by 60-foot screen with 15,000 watts of digital surround sound broadcast from 42 speakers.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 401 S.W. 2nd St., Downtown and Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 | Map It
  • Phone: 954/467–6637 museum; 954/463–4629 IMAX
  • Cost: Museum $14, $19 with one IMAX show
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. noon–6
  • Website:
  • Location: Fort Lauderdale
Updated: 05-17-2013

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