Science museums are excellent places to encourage kids to learn in a fun and hands-on way. These museums can be found in cities across Florida. Often they include special extras such as Planetariums or observatories.

The Children's Science Explorium, located in Sugar Sand Park, is a hands-on science center designed for children 5 – 12 years of age featuring fascinating and interactive exhibits, everyday events, Friday Weekend Science, Birthday parties, Free activities, programs and camps that bring the physical sciences to life.


Imaginarium Hands-On Museum & Aquarium is located in Fort Myers, Florida.  A day of hands-on activities will keep everyone entertained.  Live Animal Encounter, Virtual Reality, "Sea to See" touch tank, Stingray feeding, Theater-in-the-tank along with other aquarium exhibits, science stations, and much more. 

Imaginarium Science Center & Aquarium

MOD, the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science offers 2 floors of interactive exhibits. See sharks, bats, snakes, alligators, turtles and iquanas. Discover aerospace at Runways to Rockets and take a simulated trip to the Moon or Mars. 

The Science Center revolves around a simple premise: science is exciting! This science center is for all ages. Its features include a planetarium, large aquariums, interactive exhibits, and programs based on science and technology. 

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium