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South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

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Great for the kids!

Took my 2 year old to the Science Center and Aquarium. She absolutely loved it. This place is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Massawuhyum
Day with the grandkids!

Fun day. Always perminet hands on science exploration exhibits and a feature. This trip was Legos... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandi G
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The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium (former South Florida Science Museum) provides curious minds of all ages with an entertaining and educational journey through science and technology. The Science Center features more than 50 hands-on...more
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4801 Dreher Trl N, West Palm Beach, FL 33405-3017
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went with two women to the South FL Planetarium on the grounds of the Science center and Aquarium. We saw the Laser/Light/musical show. We loved it.We saw the Beatles and Ed Sullivan with sound and laser lights. $10. pp for a 45 min, show...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my 2 year old to the Science Center and Aquarium. She absolutely loved it. This place is definitely designed for the younger demographic. Most of the exhibits and programs skew towards those below the age of 10. Very worth it if you are a...More

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Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We're so glad you enjoyed our new 18-hole Conservation Course, 10,000 gallon Aquarium, and exhibit halls. On top of this, we offer tons of educational programs and host various events throughout the year. Getting a membership will mean more...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun day. Always perminet hands on science exploration exhibits and a feature. This trip was Legos.- All sizes Regular, duplos and lifesize. iming is everything during the summer to avoid camp field trips.

Thank Sandi G
Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We're so glad you and your grandkids enjoyed our Aquarium, exhibit halls, and "Travel Adventure" exhibit. Starting October 13, DINOSAURS will be invading the building! We hope you return again soon for more science fun!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start off by saying we are members of a science museum in Michigan and we got free admission as part of a reciprocal agreement. For free, this a great museum, especially for our kids, who are ages 5 and 2. This is not...More

Thank Jason P
Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jason, Thank you for your review! We're so glad you were able to explore our Science Center with your 5 and 2 year olds. To answer your question about our price point, we are not only rapidly expanding with projects on the horizon, but...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

There is a very nice aquarium inside. Things to touch, play with and try. It was sort of disappointing for the price you pay.More

Thank cstana
Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your review and feedback! We're glad you enjoyed our 10,000 gallon Aquarium hall. Our museum is rapidly expanding and has several new experiences on the upcoming horizon. Construction is well underway for our backyard project, which will bring a Physics Forest, Splash...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great Night with my granddaughter. First time there staff helpful and friendly. Tickets for popcorn and Snow cone. It was wonderful to see all the different kinds of fish. All sorts of activities.More

Thank Stephanie W
Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your great review, we're so glad you enjoyed our Nights at the Museum event! We hope you come back again fur future ones, which occur on the last Friday of each month. Each Nights at the Museum is a different theme, which...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This “Science Center” and the experiments thay are shown are mostly for kids and the title of the place might therefore create too high expectations for those who come with the intention to learn something new. But we enjoyed the visit with our two teens...More

Thank Bruno V
Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for your review and feedback! We are sorry you did not get the best experience as an adult at our Science Center. We are not just a children's museum, so here are some tips for you to have a better experience as an...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Really nice aquarium and for this time exposition of lego toys and what you can build from it. But it seems to me that it’s more for kids then for adults and also the admission fee is high for adults ..More

Thank Veronika K
Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for the review. Your feedback is very helpful to us. We are always working hard to provide unique, exciting experiences for the whole family and hope that everyone leaves our museum with a new piece of knowledge. We are excited to announce that...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to bring young children for a wonderful interactive exploration of our amazing earth and beyond! It never disappoints! Today we visited the planetarium and really enjoyed 2 separate shows- one, an introduction to space and a bit about China, targeted...More

Thank Mary G
Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review! We're so glad you enjoyed our Planetarium, 10,000 gallon Aquarium, and our exhibit halls. We hope you stop by again to enjoy our new 18-hole Conservation Course and more science fun as we continue to expand!

Reviewed 29 June 2018

Great place to take children to be exposed to and learn sciences. Traveling exhibits add new and interesting thing s. Nice play area and put put golf.

Thank baldeagle8502
Melinda G, Public Relations Manager at South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for your great review! We're so glad you enjoyed our new 18-hole Conservation Course, 10,000 gallon Aquarium, and our exhibit halls. We hope you return again soon for more science fun!

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ammomof3
12 August 2016|
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Response from Georgia K | Reviewed this property |
Very limited!! I wouldn't recommend depending on that, personally.
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24 January 2016|
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Response from CirceWPB | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's $13 for kids, $15 for seniors, and $17 for adults. Google it for current info. It's worth going!
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eelo757
22 March 2015|
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Response from Belen W | Property representative |
Good morning! The Science Center's renovated new Hall of Discovery is now open and our Early Childhood Center will be open at the April. I'm sure your grandson will love playing with our water feature and light bright art... More
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