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Cox Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Tr. N. in Dreher Park, has a variety of permanent and changing exhibits and interactive displays. Tanks at the Aquariums of the Atlantic display Atlantic species of ocean life, including live corals and interactive touch tanks.

"Journey Through The Human Brain" is a neuroscience exhibit sponsored by the FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute. "Science on a Sphere" projects images of storms and climate change on a 6-foot-tall globe. A conservation station where visitors can research the Everglades also is available. The "Discovery Center" offers hands-on exhibits for younger children, while right next door "Out of This World" is home to a 232-pound meteorite and a hurricane simulator.

The Marvin Dekelboum Planetarium offers full-dome star shows and movies. An Observatory, open on Fridays during Nights at the Museum, features an F/11 refractor, one of the largest in the state. Outside, a conservation-themed 18-hole miniature golf course, set within a butterfly garden, can be played off the Fisher Family Science Trail that connects 15 interactive exhibits, including the Physics Forest, a shark tooth dig, gem panning station, dino dig and the FPL SolarScape splash pad.

Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.

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