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Miami Science Museum Visitor Guide

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Miami Science Museum
Miami Science Museum offers children and adults alike an entertaining, educational experience. It's a great place to visit, whether you're on vacation, a school field trip or a weekend family outing.

Exhibits and Activities

Miami Science Museum is home to many world-class exhibits, featured on a rotating basis. Current exhibits include Music Musica, The Reclamation Project, Immersion Theatre, Newton's Notions, and 40 Tons of Coral in New York City.

Miami Planetarium

The Museum also houses the Miami Planetarium, famous as the home of Jack Horkheimer's Star Gazer television show. The planetarium features daily shows, surround sound, video projection, lasers and a four-story tall screen. In addition to the main planetarium, the museum is home to the Weintraub Observatory's two powerful telescopes. The observatory operates from 8PM-10PM daily. A special treat occurs the first Friday of each month when the observatory hours are preceded by a special, free planetarium show.

Wildlife Center

The Falcon Batchelor Bird of Prey Center houses injured birds participating in the center's rehabilitation program. The center also runs annual events including Snake Day and Lizard Day.

Miami Science Museum Location

The Museum is located at 3280 South Miami Avenue, just north of Coconut Gtove. From the north, take I-95 to exit 1A. After exiting, stay in the right lane and follow the signs to the Museum. From the south, take U.S. 1 north and turn right just before I-95.

Miami Science Museum Hours

Miami Science Museum is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas from 10 AM until 6PM.

Admission

Admission to the Miami Children’s Museum is $14.95 for adults, $10.95 for seniors (62+), students with ID, and children ages 3-12. Admission is free for children under 3. Residents of Miami Dade County receive a 15% discount. Admission is free for holders of the Go Miami Card as well as museum members.
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