• Museum of Discovery and Science

    Museum of Discovery and Science

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    Get connected to inspiring science with a visit to MODS in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Discover stimulating STEM activities, exciting exhibit exploration, super science shows and wild animal encounters, and mind-blowing Makerspace activities across 150,000 square feet of interactive fun. Experience a spectacular IMAX documentary film on the largest screen in south Florida. For more information, please visit mods.org.

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    The mission of the Museum of Discovery and Science is connecting people to inspiring science through stimulating STEM activities, exciting exhibit exploration, super science shows and wild animal encounters, and mind-blowing Makerspace activities across 150,000 square feet of interactive fun.
    North American river otters live and play in their own two-story, indoor/outdoor habitat, complete with swimming pool and waterfall.
    The new Science Park exhibition provide multiple, content-rich opportunities in which visitors can experiment with basic principles of the physical world and come to intuitive understandings about how they work.
    Step into the mouth of a giant megalodon, an extinct species of shark that lived many millions of years ago, and live to tell the tale. Go 65 million years back in time and get a new perspective on Florida’s prehistoric past and how it was shaped by climate change and changes in sea levels.
    The Great Gravity Clock stands fifty-two feet tall and is the biggest kinetic energy sculpture in Florida. Located in the Museum’s Grand Atrium since 1993, this unique timepiece is one of the only three that exist in the world.
    Feel the rush of hurricane force winds in the hurricane simulator or view photos of the devastation left behind by Hurricane Andrew. Touch the vortex of a 10-foot tornado or generate a cloud or peer into a plasma sphere.
    The highlight of the TO FLY aviation exhibit is the state-of-the-art 7D capsule theater that will take students on an exhilarating flight through the sky using a 3D aviation film and multi-sensory experiences to create an unforgettable and educational experience.

    Events

    December MODS Kids Adventures After Dark!
    December MODS Kids Adventures After Dark!
    • Kids rule at MODS! Children ages 6 to 12 years old are invited to an evening of fun and science with MODS educators.
    • Saturday Dec 17, 2022

    Rep/Contact Info

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    Mr. Joe P. Cox
    President & CEO