Press Views

  • Guests of all ages will fall in love with science at the third annual “Fall Family Fun Fest.” This event will take place on Sunday, Oct.13 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature many hands-on, science activities, including an interactive Mobile Learning Adventure (MLA) traveling exhibit for children birth to five-years-old, courtesy of the PNC Foundation and Grow Up Great, PNC’s bilingual, early childhood education initiative.
  • From sea floor to South Florida, artifacts of the Titanic to go on display. Everyday objects — perfume vials, a hat, a chandelier — spent decades under two miles of saltwater off the coast of Newfoundland until divers found them in 1985. Now these things crisscross the country, and starting Nov. 16 they'll be on display at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium.
  • Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, where nearly 100 legendary and priceless artifacts conserved from the Ship’s debris field will be showcased to provide visitors with a poignant look at this iconic Ship and its passengers. The exhibit opens at the South Florida venue at 4801 Dreher Trail in West Palm Beach on November 16, 2013 and runs through Titanic’s fateful 102nd anniversary with the exhibit closing on April 20, 2014.
  • The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium will open an hour earlier on weekdays, effectively immediately. Hours now are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends.
  • Hypothesis: If you put $5 million into the South Florida Science Museum and rebrand it as a learning center and aquarium, its draw will expand beyond local school children. The first test comes in early June, when the 50 percent space increase and such state-of-the-art exhibits as Science on a Sphere, a computer-generated 3D video storytelling center, reopen as the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium.
  • Arts Radio Network (ARN) and the South Florida Science Museum have partnered together to promote and support the upcoming museum expansion with a series of countdown segments, leading up to the opening and completion of the project. ARN’s mission complements that of the Museum’s which is to promote, educate and advocate for the arts and cultural community of Palm Beach County.
  • Even without the bubble helmets, they stood out. Five men with the “Right Stuff” were celebrated at the annual dinner dance of the South Florida Science Museum. ‘’Out of this World: An Evening Honoring America’s Space Pioneers’’ took place April 5 at The Breakers and featured a moderated program highlighting the achievements of Scott Carpenter, Robert Crippen, Charles Duke, Edgar Mitchell and David Scott.
  • SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE MUSEUM TO SERVE AS GROUND CONTROL WITH NASA Area students competing to participate in live Q&A with International Space Station (WEST PALM BEACH, FL) Roger that? The South Florida Science Museum will offer a seat in “mission control” for Palm Beach County students invited to make contact with an astronaut currently aboard the International Space Station.
  • FAMILIES INVITED FOR SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE MUSEUM FUN FEST ON NOVEMBER 23 While moms shop till they drop at all the early morning door-buster deals, dads can be a hero and take the kids to burn off their turkey at the South Florida Science Museum’s Family Fun Fest.
  • When “Science on a Sphere” was unveiled at the South Florida Science Museum on Feb. 2, guests felt as if they stepped into a classroom with Leroy Jetson — straight out of the futuristic cartoon about his space-age family. Developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, “Science on a Sphere” is a 6-foot suspended globe displaying animated images of atmospheric storms, climate change, ocean temperature, animal migration patterns and more.