Museums in FORT LAUDERDALE with kids

A place where kids can learn, AND have a great time? Surely not! 

When it comes to museums in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in this The Sunshine State city offer a range of topics, with many perfectly designed to visit with children. 

Art lovers in the family? Take your pick! Looking for interactive museums with endless fun things to do with kids? Where would you like to start!?  Nature…history…transport…the list is endless!

Museums have become incredible places to go with kids where they can learn, interact, and be introduced to a whole new world of wonder.

Learning CAN be fun in Fort Lauderdale…and museums are the best place to start! Enjoy!

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  • Museum of Discovery and Science

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    (1 miles) Fort Lauderdale

    Two fascinating floors of fun, interactive exhibits which make science and discovery entertaining for kids! Fossils, animals, sharks, bats...even test your pilot skills! A great family day out in ...

  • Boca Raton Children's Museum

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    (16 miles) Boca Raton

    A fun place for kids in Boca Raton that captures the imagination and allows them to learn as they play! A hands-on family day out!

  • Boca Raton Museum of Art

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    (17 miles) Boca Raton

    Immerse kids in the world of art at this Boca Raton Museum filled with fascinating and inspirational exhibits

  • Miami Childrens Museum

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    (23 miles) Miami

    Interactive exhibits, programs, and lots of learning through fun at this Miami Children's Museum, where kids of all ages can play, imagine, learn and create together!

  • HistoryMiami

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    (24 miles) Miami

    A interesting and educational look into over 10,000 years of fascinating past and dynamic and vibrant present of South Florida and the Caribbean.

  • Miami Museum of Science

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    (26 miles) Miami

    All things science and learning for kids of all ages at this Miami Museum of Science, with a host of exhibits covering weather, the oceans, space and of course - technology!

  • South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

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    (38 miles) West Palm Beach

    A great Palm Beach experience for kids that will make science fun, with interactive exhibits, traveling shows, mini golf and a planetarium!

  • Gold Coast Railroad Museum

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    (39 miles) Miami

    It's all things locomotive at this Miami Railroad Museum - with actual historic locomotives to explore, as well as a fun train rides for any age!

  • Elliott Museum

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    (75 miles) Boulevard Stuart

    Explore a range of interests from regional and social history to art and technology through interactive displays and downloadable, self-guided tours.

  • The Childrens Museum of the Treasure Coast

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    (76 miles) Jensen Beach

    Offers a wide selection of equipped roleplay environments for imaginative and social play for kids of all ages.

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  • Sawgrass Recreation Park Airboat Tour

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    (20 miles) Weston

    Feel the excitement and learn the history of Florida's most remarkable treasure - the Everglades - with fun Airboat Tours!

  • Miami Duck Tours

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    (23 miles) Miami Beach

    Now departing from the heart of South Beach, our amphibious vehicles provide a once in a lifetime journey of the famous Miami landmarks before a dramatic "Splashdown" into beautiful Biscayne Bay for ...

  • Delray Yacht Cruises

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    (24 miles) Delray Beach

    Delray Yacht Cruises offers affordable family fun all year long! Enjoy our 2-hour sightseeing cruises, brunches & dinner cruises. Private charters available for your special events, too!

  • Ride The Wind Airboat Tours

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    (25 miles) Weston

    Unique adventurous air boat tours across the everglades of Florida - with amazing wildlife (and kids to drive the boats themselves!)

  • Majestic Princess Cruises

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    (45 miles) Riviera Beach

    Fun sightseeing tours in South Florida for the whole family, with narrated cruises a well as sunset dinner cruises too!

  • Black Sparrow Pirate Adventures

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    (45 miles) Riviera Beach

    A swashbuckling 65 minute high seas adventure with an interactive Pirate experience. The whole family can become part of the crew and hunt for treasure while plotting your way around the waters of ...

  • Butterfly World

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    (11 miles) Coconut Creek

    Visitors of all ages can enjoy a hectic rainbow of live exotic butterflies, spot hummingbirds and hear macaws, visit the Live Bug Zoo and explore the world of caterpillars.

  • Flamingo Gardens

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    (11 miles) Davie

    A 60 acre botanical garden and wildlife sanctuary including Free-flight Aviary and Bird of Prey Center, plus narrated tram tour. Come hand feed a flamingo!

  • Jungle Island

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    (23 miles) Miami

    Great animal fun in Miami with amazing animal encounters from species all around the world, a petting barn, a private beach, and even zip lines!

  • Miami Seaquarium

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    (27 miles) Key Biscayne

    Amazing animal encounters and underwater adventure at this Miami aquarium, with educational and conservational aspects for kids

  • Palm Beach Zoo

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    (38 miles) West Palm Beach

    23 lush acres in West Palm Beach where over 500 animals from all over the world are waiting to be explored! With daily shows and talks, and a kids zone with rides!

  • Zoo Miami

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    (39 miles) Miami

    Formerly Miami MetroZoo, this family friendly animal attraction always has something fun going on - and plenty of animals!

  • The Good Earth Farm inc

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    (42 miles) Loxahatchee

    The only petting zoo in town. 100 Animals, 20 acres of fun, pony rides, petting zoo, hayrides and farm animals. Good for the whole family!

  • Lion Country Safari

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    (42 miles) Loxahatchee

    Visit the ONLY drive-through safari adventure in Florida, with over 900 animals to meet, as well as rides, water sprayground, animal encounters, and more!

  • Monkey Jungle

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    (43 miles) Miami

    Home to nearly 400 primates, most running free on a 30 acre reserve. It is one of the few protected habitats for endangered primates in the United States and the only one that the general public can ...

  • McCarthys Wildlife Sanctuary

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    (45 miles) West Palm Beach

    Appointment only visits to this beautiful wildlife sanctuary in West Palm Beach with tours educating kids on rescued sick and injured native animals.

  • Loggerhead Marinelife Center

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    (53 miles) Juno Beach

    A fascinating and educational conservation facility with exhibits all about the wonders Florida's endangered sea turtles, and fun family activities, talks, and hikes!

  • Everglades Alligator Farm

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    (55 miles) Homestead

    Alligator shows, snake shows and alligator feedings, there is something going on every hour on the Farm. The Everglades Alligator Farm is currently home to about 2,000 alligators of all sizes. The ...

  • Dolphins Plus

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    (74 miles) Key Largo

    Key Largo's original swim with the dolphins program! Call us today to sign up for the dolphin experience of a lifetime!

  • Florida Oceanographic

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    (76 miles) Boulevard Stuart

    Facilities include Game Fishing Lagoon, Children's Activity Pavilion, Rays on the Reef Ray Pavilion, Nature Trails, Touch Tank Pavilion and the Frances Langford Visitors Center.

  • Gatorama

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    (90 miles) Palmdale

    It's all things alligator at this fun Florida attraction for families! From gator shows, to fun wildlife encounters, there is lots of animal fun to be had!

  • Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

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    (93 miles) Naples

    Open to the public 365 days a year-(except in severe weather) The sanctuary offers a 2.25 mile boardwalk that winds through the swamp- A 1 mile short-cut is also available. There is an admission ...

  • Manatee Observation and Education Center

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    (93 miles) Fort Pierce

    A beautiful waterfront environmental, education and wildlife viewing center in Florida's Fort Pierce where kids can get up close to the endangered Florida manatee, as well as other wonderful ...

  • Calypso Cove Aquatic Center

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    (10 miles) Margate

    Community water park fun with zero depth pools, lap pools, slides, and a Caribbean theme! Great for kids birthday parties too!

  • Coral Springs Aquatic Complex

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    (14 miles) Coral Springs

    A waterpark for serious swimmers and divers, this offers 50-meter and 25-meter competition pools with a heating and cooling system, a diving well equipped for spring board and platform diving, and ...