South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is a scientific wonder with sharks and a variety of fish species. (Courtesy South Florida Science Center and Aquarium)
A mastodon skeleton in the front hall greets visitors to this single-story museum in West Palm Beach. At the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium the world of science comes alive for both children and adults. Curious minds of all ages can enjoy more than 50 hands-on exhibits, a digital planetarium, 8,000-gallon fresh and saltwater aquariums, as well as natural history exhibitions. See exciting science demonstrations and discover the amazing Everglades in an interactive exhibit showcasing the park's rich diverse ecosystem that it supports. The observatory planetarium and laser shows are also perennial favorites.