The Museum of Discovery and Science holds its topping off celebration for the Ecodiscovery Center on April 12 2011

By Thomas Angelo on April 4, 2011 in Recent Articles

The Museum of Discovery and Science is celebrating its 30th Anniversary with a major expansion – the new EcoDiscovery Center! The new wing will open visitors’ eyes to the global impact of climate change, the promise of alternative energy sources and the vital role of the Everglades in safeguarding Florida’s fragile water supply. In the new EcoDiscovery Center wing visitors will learn more about our planet through the lens of environmental awareness and stewardship. The expansion highlights include the following:

  • Everglades Airboat Trip, a simulated ride through the Everglades with special effects
  • Otters at Play, a spectacular 2-story indoor-outdoor habitat
  • Powerful You Health Exhibit, in partnership with Broward Health
  • The Storm Center, interpreting the impact of hurricanes and climate change
  • Splish Splash Water Bash, interactive water play for young children, highlighting the Florida enviroment
  • Bank of America Visitor Pavillion, the guest service center
  • JM Family Great Hall of Science, the renovated lobby
  • Stephen A. Keller, Sponsor of the Keller Science Theater and Stephen Keller Laboratory Classroom
  • Aviation Station Expansion with MaxFlight simulator made possible by the Emil