The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is one of the busiest and most visited museums in Miami. It expands on over 250.000m2 and it is divided in 4 parts: Aquarium, the Frost Planetarium, the North and West Wings. It is located in Museum Park downtown since 2017. This tourist attraction is recommended for all ages, especially to children. It has 6 floors in total, the first 4 being exhibition floors, while the other two are office spaces. The museum’s staff is very hospitable.

Sail the ocean and peek into space. Reach the stars through a telescope. In addition to temporary exhibitions, there is a permanent exhibition dedicated to the biodiversity of South Florida, the physics of light, aviation, human body and mind. The Golf Stream Aquarium expands on 3 levels – it gives you a chance to get a closer look at the ocean, to see sharks, schools of fish, jellyfish, corals – it all makes the aquarium quite impressive. You will get familiar with sea animals and explore South Florida’s aquatic ecosystem.
Museum’s history:

  • 1949 – the Junior Museum of Miami was opened, exhibiting donated items, such as a hive of live honeybees
  • 1952 - the museum was relocated to a larger space in the Miami Women's Club building, and it was renamed Museum of Science and Natural History
  • 1953 - the Guild of the Museum of Science was formed, adding volunteers to assist the staff, run the museum store, and conduct tours and outreach programs
  • 1960 – a new building was constructed expanding on 48.000m2 in Coconut Groove.
  • 2011 – the Museum hosted the annual Miami Underwater Festival
  • 2017 – the museum was opened on a new location downtown Miami
Ticket price for the Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
Regular ticket price: 30 USD
Reduced ticket price: 22 USD

Opening hours of the Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
from Monday to Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m

Author of the article:

Marijana Niković tour guide for Montenegro
For guided tours please contact:
(Viber) 00382 68 230 241

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