If you’ve had enough of lying around on the beach (seriously, though, who could ever get tired of that?), take the family for a day of exploration at one of Florida’s top spots for family fun – the Museum of Discovery and Science in Fort Lauderdale.

Located at 401 SW Second Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, the Museum of Discovery and Science is easily reached when you get in the driver’s seat of a spacious rental van from Carl’s Van Rentals.


The museum’s newest addition – the 34,000-square-foot EcoDiscovery Center is sure to delight everyone in the family. The brand new facility boasts 5 new exhibits for visitors to explore:

Otters At Play: Enjoy the antics of nature’s crowned prince of clowning – the North American river otter.

Everglades Airboat Adventure: Enjoy a simulated tour through Florida’s famous Everglades.

Prehistoric Florida: Learn about the behemoths who called the Sunshine State home millions of years ago.

Florida Water Mysteries: Learn about Florida’s affinity for the aquatic and how to make sure natural treasures like the Everglades stick around for millennia to come.

Storm Center: Experience the sheer force of hurricane force winds.


The Museum of Discovery and Science is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon until 6 p.m. on Sundays.


Adults: $14

Children (2-12): $12

Seniors: $13

Carl’s Van Rentals is always looking for great Fort Lauderdale attractions for customers to visit in our minivan and passenger van rentals. Call us today at (800) 565-5211. We want to share the beauty of the Sunshine State with you.