I have to admit, I am a sucker for science. So, when I heard that Miami was getting it’s very own state-of-the-art Science Museum, I peed myself a little with excitement. Geekin’ to the max at the thought of a place where I can let my imagination run wild.
Ok ya’ll, time to bust out the lab coats and Science goggles, I am taking you on a very pawsome tour of the newly opened Frost Science Museum.
The Philip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
Located right next to the Perez Art Museum in Downtown Miami, the Frost Science museum is a 250,000-square-foot space made up of 4 very amazing buildings; each one cooler than the next.
There is the Aquarium, filled with sharks, stingrays, jelly fish and everything in between. I didn’t find the Little Mermaid during my visit so I totally need to go back and see if I find her then.
The North and West Wings of the museum house some very interesting exhibits like Feathers to the Stars, where you can follow the story of flight—from feathered dinosaurs, to the future space travel. Be weary of the feathered T-rex imposter though. I almost shat myself when I saw him. So lifelike.
And then, of course, there is the Planetarium. A 250-seat dome, one of the most advanced spaces like it in the U.S., that takes you on a visual joyride through space. Totally out-of-this-world!!
My Visit to the Frost Museum
At the Frost Museum you can pretend you are a true Einstein and investigate life’s mysteries while exploring the process of science and innovation. How cool is that?!?! I told you, I’m a low-key science geek!
Check out my visit:
A masterpiece of living science, the three-level Aquarium at Frost Museum carries you from the ocean surface to the depths of South Florida’s crucial aquatic ecosystems and beyond.
The First Level, The Vista
On the fourth floor of the museum is where you first get a glimpse of the impressive 500,000-gallon Gulf Stream Aquarium. That’s right, 500K of water!
Talk about a GIANT home for coral reefs, mahi-mahi, sting rays and even sharks.
That’s right people…. S-H-A-R-K-S.
The Second Level, The Dive
Take an elevator a floor down from the Vista and you reach a place known as The Dive. Here, you get to experience the underwater world where colorful damselfish dart through corals, and bait and predators move through mangrove forest shadows.
The Last Level, The Deep
Head down one more level from the Dive and there you can experience what life is like in the mysterious depths of the Gulf Stream.
I hope you all enjoyed the tour of the Frost Science Museum as much as I did.
Trust the Ham and go visit ASAP. You will not regret it.
I had such a good time, I even made the humans get me an annual pass so I can go anytime I want and Geek out as often as my little heart desires.
More Behind The Scenes
The Frost Museum is not open to pets unless, of course, they are Service Animals.
Make sure you visit their website to get more information such as hours, directions and of course, a calendar of their special events.