The Loxahatchee River Environmental Center in Jupiter Florida, or River Center as it’s more commonly known, opened in August 2008. The River Center has become a favorite of locals and tourists alike, many of whom are interested in wildlife and river conservation. It has hosted over 130,000 visitors, 20,000 students and hundreds of Scouts!
Originally founded in 1983, the Miami Children's Museum has expanded its reach in the last few decades in a tireless attempt to continue spreading creativity and social awareness among Miami's little ones. Today it is located in a magnificent location in Watson Island near downtown Miami in South Florida. The museum records an annual footfall of more than 4 million visitors and has taken in its fold various sessional camps, charter schools and a state of the art pre-school. The MCM can be accessed by the Metrobus S line.
Take your budding artist on a creative odyssey through the Young At Art Museum in Davie just west of Fort Lauderdale region. The museum focuses in on helping young children discover and indulge in their creative sides. They firmly believe that creative expression is part of the well rounded education of a child. Children are enticed and encouraged to create their own masterpieces as they jouney through each of the interactive exhibits in the museum.
Fort Lauderdale's Museum of Discovery and Science is located in the heart of downtown off Las Olas and close to the picturesque Riverwalk area. When you come to MODS you can easily plan to spend the entire day. With two floors and an entire new wing full of scientific exploration for the entire family as well as an IMAX theater and onsite restaurants (Subway & Auntie Anne's Pretzels), you'll have no reason to leave! Parking for this attraction can be found on the surrounding streets' metered spots or at the adjacent parking garage.
The Boca Raton Children's Museum is housed in one of the oldest buildings in the city of Boca Raton. Its admission is kept affordable through the donations and fundraising done by the organization. Interactive play activities include: Ricketts Corner Store gives children the opportunity to shop the old fashion way in this replica of Boca Raton’s first grocery. It is one of the favorite activities for children of all ages. KidsCents Bank Sponsored by First Southern Bank teaches the workings of a bank with teller windows and a working vault.
The Children’s Science Explorium in Boca Raton is a hands-on science center designed for children ages 5 – 12 and their caregivers. Approximately 4,000 square feet is dedicated to hands-on exhibitry pertaining to the physical sciences. Additional space is devoted to education, including an indoor classroom and several outdoor teaching areas. The CSE is divided into 2 large rooms which host both static and rotating hands-on exhbitis.
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens are located right on the border of Delray Beach and Boca Raton. It is on Jog Road just south of Linton on the west side of the road. This cultural and historical attractions has so much to offer from an adorable gift shop to wonderful cultural/art exhibits to marvelous gardens and an award-winning cafe, you can easily spend an enjoyable day here with the enitre family. The small museum inside the gardens, Yamato-Can has an excellent interactive, child-friendly "Japan Through The Eyes of a Child" exhibit.
At the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum in Boynton Beach, children experience South Florida history through two floors of hands-on, interactive exhibits that provide a glimpse of life for early Florida Pioneers. To build, create and, ultimately survive, early Florida settlers had to take advantage of the physical resources around them.