MODS EcoDiscovery Center

The Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) hired Cambridge Seven Associates to provide master planning, architectural and exhibit design of a new EcoDiscovery Center to accommodate increased visitation and provide the Museum a greater presence in the Fort Lauderdale community. Designed as a seamless extension of existing exhibit space on the northern face of the building the 34,000 SF EcoDiscovery Center (LEED Silver) contains exhibit galleries, an outdoor otter exhibit, support spaces for exhibits and four classrooms.

8 things we love about the new Museum of Discovery and Science

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There are many fun and innovative aspects to the new 34,000-square-foot EcoDiscovery Center opening this weekend and nearly doubling the size of Fort Lauderdale’s Museum of Discovery and Science, but after a few strolls inside, here are a few of …

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EcoDiscovery Center opens at Fort Lauderdale’s Museum of Discovery and Science

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The new $25 million EcoDiscovery Center at the Museum of Discovery and Science in downtown Fort Lauderdale has opened. For all the bells and whistles it includes for the entertainment of youngsters -– from an otter habitat to an indoor …

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Lauderdale science museum makes room for otters

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The Museum of Discovery and Science is hoping that four toothy, furry brothers originally from Louisiana will create the kind of buzz not seen in downtown Fort Lauderdale since the 2005 King Tut exhibit at the Fort Lauderdale Museum of …

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An otter that can’t swim

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(NECN/CNN: Neki Mohan) – Joey the Otter, part of the new “Otters at Play” exhibit at the Museum of Discovery and Science in Ft. Lauderdale, will play all over the rocks in his habitat – but unlike the other two …

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