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Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
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Owner description: The current location of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is closed and will re-open at its new location in downtown Miami's Museum Park in summer 2016. The museum will continue to activate in and around South Florida via its "Out & About with Frost Science" outreach program, bringing educational science experiences to the community. The new Frost Science will be structured around a lushly landscaped indoor and outdoor Living Core Aquarium of terrestrial and aquatic environments, featuring a Gulf Stream Aquarium experience totaling over 500,000 gallons of salt water. The facility will also feature the state-of-the-art, full-dome Frost Planetarium, the Knight Learning Center, Innovation Center and Cafe, and an Exploration Center featuring permanent interactive exhibits. The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is funded with the support of Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2013

It is a good place, maybe too much of information for the littler ones, but is a good way to involved our kids with interesting things. The star show is amazing and the laser show is very funny. I definitely recommend Miami Science Museum.

Visited September 2013
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great way to spend several hours”
Reviewed 9 September 2013

We were very impressed with this science centre. It's very unassuming from the outside but there are lots to see and do inside. It's not huge but there are many shows, including the planetarium during the day that you can spend many hours there. We stayed right until closing and rushed through the last couple of exhibits.

We have membership to the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto so we were able to get in here for free so it was a great afternoon for us. Well worth the trip, especially if you have kids.

Visited August 2013
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Hollywood, Florida
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great for kids and kids at heart”
Reviewed 19 August 2013

It was a fun experience even though a large portion of the museum is temporary due to their upcoming move to a new location. The Planetarium is the right combination of fun and educational. The wildlife exhibits are fresh and fun and the underwater exhibits were definitelya sight to see.

Visited August 2013
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San Salvador
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“ok for a two hour visit, ok for kids, very little attractions to see”
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Museum present a good experience for kids from ages 4 to 12, it has very little to show compare to other museums. The museum is transforming into a huge science experience which will be located at Miami Downtown, I will go back when this opens in the future. For now the current museum did not meet my expectations.

Visited August 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Very interesting!”
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Visited Miami Science Museum on a recent trip to Miami with my family. We had a great time wandering around the exhibits and enjoyed a talk on wildlife from one of the staff. The planetarium was brilliant and the talk was given by a very droll, witty and interesting man. I see there are plans to build a new museum and I hope nothing is lost when this happens. A must see for everybody!

Visited July 2013
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