South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

An entertaining and educational journey through the latest discoveries in science.

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

Featuring more than 100 interactive exhibits, an immersive fresh and saltwater aquarium, full-dome digital planetarium, and a new Florida conservation-themed miniature golf course and science trail, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium offers a mind-opening experience for all!


Plan your visit. The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is at:
4801 Dreher Trail North West Palm Beach, 33405 (see map below)
For information, call (561) 832-1988  or visit sfsm.org

Admission to SFSC:
Adults $17.95, Children (3-12) $13.95, Seniors (62 and up) $15.95
(for special prices and membership, check this link)


The Science Center is open year-round except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm.

What to do here?

The South Florida Science Center provides curious minds of all ages with an entertaining and educational journey through the latest discoveries in science and technology.

There are many permanent and traveling exhibits at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium: Traveling Exhibition Gallery, Aquariums of the Atlantic, The Conservation Mini Golf Course, Journey Through the Human Brain, Out of this World exhibition, Fisher Family Outdoor Science Trail with Splash Pad, States of Matter exhibition, Planetarium, Science on a Sphere, Conservation Station, Early Childhood Discovery Center and Playground, and more!

A must-see!

Journey Through the Human Brain
This is a 2,500 square foot, permanent exhibition located in the west wing of the Science Center. it features the latest research and innovations, with high-tech displays, immersive experiences, and state-of-the-art equipment. The exhibit delves into disorders of the brain and highlight ground-breaking research taking place today at world-famous brain research centers located in Palm Beach County.

For a limited time

Rainforest Adventure exhibit – now through September 4th, 2019
One of the least known habitats on Earth, the rainforest is filled with exciting mysteries waiting to be discovered! At this exhibit , guests of all ages will travel through a giant, indoor maze to uncover the mysterious secrets of the rainforest. By the time you reach the forest floor, you are better equipped with an understanding of how humans impact this diverse yet fragile forest, and how you can make a difference.

Don’t miss

Planetarium Shows
The Dekelboum Planetarium presents daily shows utilizing a brand new state of the art “Digital Sky Scan” full-dome digital video presentations on a variety of scientific topics. Planetarium shows are in addition to general admission to the Science Center.  Cost per show is $5.00 for non-member adults, $3.00 for non-member children, and always FREE for our members.

For information on shows, check this link.

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