In the Museum

There’s something for everyone at Miami Science Museum. One of the Museum’s key goals is to serve as a threshold into science and technology for visitors of all ages and backgrounds, inspiring a sense of wonder and excitement about the world we live in, and helping people see how science and technology can enrich their lives. From first-time visitors to those who come whenever they can, the Museum offers a changing mix of interactive exhibits, wildlife encounters, science theater, planetarium shows, science demos, camps, workshops and special events. Check out our Calendar of Events to see what’s happening next: http://www.miamisci.org/www/events.php.

Miami Eats – Coming this Weekend!

Spice up your Saturday with deliciously healthy food and new moves at the 2nd Annual Miami Eats. Everyone is invited to share in the art and science of Miami’s food and fitness scene, while discovering how healthy and green choices … Continue reading

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Assessing the Museum’s Collection – Part 2

In the 63 years since the Museum opened, our Collection has continued to grow. It includes cultural, archaeological, and paleontological items that stretch across time and space, from thousands of years ago to the present day, and from South Florida … Continue reading

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ECHOS: Train the Trainer

The word “echo” conjures up thoughts of reverberating sounds and thoughts. At the Museum, ECHOS stands for Early Childhood Hands-On Science, but it also reflects the true meaning of the word, as recently, ECHOS team members Krista Kaiser and Ted … Continue reading

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What’s NEXT?

It can easily be argued that innovation is a necessity of life. Without new ideas, new technologies, new adaptations, and new improvements, we would not be able to better our lives or the world around us. At our event last weekend NEXT: … Continue reading

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Come to the Museum this Weekend for NEXT: From Nano to Macro, Innovation at Every Scale!

“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” Isaac Newton said this, referring to the process of scientific discovery. Questions lead to innovation. What comes next is more questions… After that comes the next great … Continue reading

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2,000 Brains in One Museum

Think about your brain. What is your brain doing? What is it doing now, as you’re using your brain to wonder how your brain works? We recently celebrated the brain itself at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science’s 5th Annual … Continue reading

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Gems and Minerals and ….. Dinosaurs

What might you find if you start digging in the right place at the right time? You might just find precious gems, beautiful minerals, and, if you’re very lucky, a dinosaur! But next weekend, March 29/30, you don’t have to … Continue reading

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ECHOS

To find solutions to many world issues, from medical advancements to climate change, we need scientists to formulate hypotheses, do experiments, and reach conclusions. We also need citizens to have an understanding of the process of how science works. This … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Arts & Collections Manager Kevin Arrow – Mastermind Award Recipient!

The old adage tells us, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Our Arts and Collections Manager, Kevin Arrow, is a recipient of the Miami New Times’ Mastermind Awards, which honors the city’s most inspiring creatives, for truly taking this … Continue reading

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Girls Engineering Competition Open: Programmable Plush

Thanks to a generous funding from the Ethel and W. George Kenney Family Foundation, the Museum recently implemented Girls Engineering Competition Open (GECO), designed to raise middle school girls’ interest in computer science and engineering careers. The girls, representing fifteen … Continue reading

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