10 Best Science Museums in Miami, FL


If your kids love science and you live in Miami, FL, or if you’re heading there for your next family vacation, you’re in luck!

Even though the city’s main science museum, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, is under construction, there are plenty of fun things to do with your budding scientists.

Museum of Discovery and Science and the Miami Children’s Museum offer tons of hands-on interactive exhibits. The Miami Seaquarium has one of the largest saltwater aquariums in the country, and houses the world’s oldest captive killer whale. And Buehler Planetarium and Observatory lets kids dream of becoming astronauts while gazing at distant stars and planets.

Miami also has little-known gems like the Earth Science Museum on the Kendall Campus at Miami Dade College with 10,000 beautiful rocks, minerals and fossils in its collection. For animal fans, there’s the sprawling Zoo Miami, and the Flamingo Gardens & Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary.

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