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Museum of Discovery and Science

401 S.W. Second St., Fort Lauderdale, FL



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Great Bear Rainforest Opening Weekend Activities


February 15-18, 2019 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Invasive vs. Native: (Saturday and Sunday only) Marine ecosystems around the world are vulnerable to invasive species, including the Great Bear Sea that surrounds the Great Bear Rainforest. Learn about one of South Florida’s most notorious invasive species, the lionfish, with a presentation by a special guest from Biscayne National Park. Oil Spill Cleanup: In 2016, a shipwreck spilled over 20,000 gallons of oil off the coast of the Great Bear Rainforest, devastating much of the coastal ecosystem. Experiment with different methods used to restore water quality after an oil spill. Blubber Armor: Larger mammals in cold places like the Great Bear Rainforest rely on thick blubber underneath their skin to keep warm. Discover for yourself how blubber helps animals stay warm. Eco-Twister: 12:15 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. Find out how “flexible” animals have to be to adapt to a changing habitat with this ecological “twist” on a classic game. It’s all in the Teeth: Sink your teeth into this up-close-and-personal table talk by examining various animal skulls and learn how to tell their origins based in the number of molars found.


• Fri 2/15/19 - Mon 2/18/19 at

National Engineers Week


February 17 – 23, 2019. Nanotechnology: See how nanotechnology can change everyday materials to have magic-like properties! Play in our nano-sandbox and see how nano-sand was engineered to help clean up oil spills. Solar Powered Cars: Build your own solar powered car and then race it against other visitor to find out if your car is superior to the others. Lumi Rods: Bend light at your will with this hands-on demonstration. Lift Off! Build your best rocket and challenge the museum’s distance record.


• Sun 2/17/19 - Sat 2/23/19 at

Women in Engineering Day


Meet women engineers from South Florida and participate in a variety of fun engineering activities for the whole family.


• Sat 2/23/19 at

24th Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits & Culinary Celebration

Social Event

Friday, March 15, 2019. Showcasing over 40 of South Florida’s premier restaurants and over 100 wines, spirits and craft beers from around the world. Guests receive a complimentary wine and enjoy a silent auction and can dance at the after party. Grand Tasting Admission - 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. V.I.P. Platinum Admission - 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For questions or sponsorship information, please contact Hillary Wallace at or 954.713.0918.


• Fri 3/15/19 at

Design Zone: Merging Math & Science with Creativity


Discover that math isn’t just a subject in school—it’s a fundamental, creative tool that artists and engineers use to design and invent. Design Zone highlights the relationship between mathematical thinking and the creative process in art, music, and engineering. Visitors solve real-world challenges. Design Zone is organized into three interactive thematic areas. Each thematic area draws visitors into real-life scenes of music production, video game development, and extreme sports that directly and experientially relate mathematical concepts. Sponsored locally by the Museum’s official transportation partner, Brightline.


• Sat 1/19/19 - Sun 4/28/19 at

Hall of Heroes

Community Event

“Hall of Heroes” brings guests into the world of superheroes, crime-getters, gadgets and spies through an immersive experience. As soon as visitors enter the “Hall of Heroes,” they immediately find themselves in the thick of the action in an ambitious, custom-built space. Their journey takes them through several themed environments with surprises around each corner. Sponsored locally by the Museum’s official transportation partner, Brightline. • Movie prop-quality photo opportunities, including an authentic George Barris-built 1966 Batmobile. • Challenging, highly engaging interactives, intriguing, informative displays with props, costumes and more. • Fun, fascinating history and memorabilia.


• Sat 5/18/19 - Mon 9/2/19 at