Miami Science Museum
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The Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium features current and upcoming exhibits. The Wildlife Center at the Miami Museum of Science is a facility committed to ecological research, rehabilitation, and release of injured birds.
The Planetarium is home to Jack Horkheimer's Star Gazer, a weekly television series on astronomy and a SPITZ "Space Transit Planetarium" star projector. The Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium also features surround sound, video projection, lasers and multi-media imagery. The Weintraub Observatory offers two Meade telescopes for viewing on Friday nights from 8:30 p.m - 10:00 p.m.
The Museum of Science features more than 140 hands-on exhibits that explore the mysteries of the universe. Live demonstrations and collections of rare natural history specimens make a visit here fun and informative. Many of the demos involve audience participation, which can be lots of fun for willing and able kids and adults alike. There is also the Wildlife Center, with more than 175 live reptiles and birds of prey. The adjacent Space Transit Planetarium projects astronomy and laser shows as well as interactive demonstrations of upcoming computer technology and cyberspace features. Call, or visit their website, for a list of upcoming exhibits and laser shows.
Miami Museum of Science Hours of Operation:
Open daily from 10 A.M. to 6 P.M. (box office closes at 5pm)
Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
*Weintraub Observatory open every Friday night from 8:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. depending on the weather.
Miami Museum of Science Admission Rates:
Students (w/I.D.) $8
Children (3-12) $6
Seniors (62+) $8
Children (under 3) FREE
After 4:30 P.M. (Weekdays) $2.00 off