Prepare to be blown away by this new exhibition! Climb inside the cockpit of a real P-3 Hurricane Hunter airplane, construct a house and test its strength against a storm, and see remarkable film and artifacts from the most deadly storm to affect our community in recent history, Hurricane Andrew.
Race: Are We So Different
It's a simple truth. People are different. Throughout history, these differences have been a source of community strength and personal identity. They have also been the basis for discrimination and oppression.
Meet Brawn. He’s not stupid he just prefers to meet a challenge head on. Now meet Brain. She prefers to use her head to solve a problem.Explore 10 unique interactive exhibits and test your own brain vs. brawn in this fun, hands-on exhibition focused on how things move from place to place – sometimes easily – sometimes with great effort…. but always full of surprises.
Water, Wind, and Weather: Miami in a Changing Climate
See our Earth like never before and with the touch of a finger, rotate the entire planet to find stunning animations of hurricanes, the Earth at night, and global air traffic. Investigate examples of how Earth’s climate works and reveal details about human impact to see what the consequences might be. Explore with your family and friends how these global scenarios are playing out right here in Miami at this state-of-the-art digital exhibition.
Where can you find nano? What happens when things get smaller?, What’s new about nano and what does nano mean for us? Families can investigate nanoscale science, engineering and technology at Nano, a new hands-on exhibit that presents the basics of nanoscience and engineering, introduces some real world applications, and explores the societal and ethical implications of this new technology. Its small but its cool!
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Track that energy! Throughout the Miami Science Museum is an ever-growing interconnected trail of more than 20 hands-on and full-body exhibits that explore everything from basic energy principles to the future of renewable energy. The exhibition is part of the Museum’s ongoing effort to prepare for its move to downtown Miami, where the largest exhibition will be the building itself, a three-story test site for renewable energy technologies.
The Sea Lab
Explore the reefs of the South Pacific in our 3,000-gallon tank where hundreds of brightly colored fish dart amongst beautiful corals. At special areas, visitors can touch starfish and other sea creatures. This unique outdoor space also features live seahorses, a growing coral nursery, and a two story hanging hydroponic garden. It’s a little bit of the museum’s future aquarium here today
View the Sea Lab tank live with our Sea Lab Web Cam.