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.

Why Science Museums Are Important: An International Study

Have you ever been to a science museum? What is the first memory that comes to mind? It might be a memory of being with family or friends on a fun outing, learning something amazing, or feeling like a scientist … Continue reading

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Coral Confiscation – You Can Help!

What is in these boxes was stolen from the homes of spiny lobsters, snappers, and countless other plants and animals. Their home is in coral reefs, which are vital and specialized ocean habitats for countless plants and animals – not to … Continue reading

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RACE: Are We So Different?

Come to the Museum’s current exhibition Race: Are We So Different? and one of the first sentences you will encounter is: “Race is a recent human invention.” Throughout the exhibition, originally developed by the Science Museum of Minnesota and now … Continue reading

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Science Stars – Rocks Rock!

Next time you walk by a rock, take a second look at it or even pick it up, and appreciate what it is. How did it form? What kind is it? How old is it compared to you? At the … Continue reading

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Assessing the Museum’s Collection

The Museum is bigger than you probably think it is. Behind the scenes, there are over 50,000 artifacts in our care – some very special and some quite mysterious. Looking through that Collection can make you feel kind of like … Continue reading

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Upward Bound Holiday Talent Show

Students in the Museum’s Upward Bound program work and have fun in the program all year long. Every year, Upward Bound staff holds a Holiday Talent Show that has been a tradition during the holiday break.  Students prepare songs and … Continue reading

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Coral Science Stars

There are endless stars in the sky, and there is endless potential in the “science stars” at Miami Heights Elementary School. The Museum is continuing to work with Miami-Dade County Public Schools in the Science Stars program, to provide access … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes

The Museum is like a second home for many students in the Upward Bound Math & Science program. In addition to actively participating in the program on the weekends through the academic year, as well as over the summer, to … Continue reading

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It’s Official! We Are NOW the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science!

The title says it all. We are officially now the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science! Even though we are still in the current Miami Science Museum facility that we have all known and loved for decades, our new, … Continue reading

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Book Fair Fun

Have you ever written a story together with thousands of good friends? Have you ever made your own robot that can scribble colorful patterns on a piece of paper? Did you come to the Miami Science Museum’s tent at the … Continue reading

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