Permanent Exhibits

Come & explore 14 exciting galleries full of interactive and bilingual exhibits for the whole family to play, learn, imagine, create!

Our fun, hands-on exhibits promote positive child development and social interaction, while meeting school learning objectives and encouraging creativity and self-expression.


Castle of Dreams

Castle of Dreams

Climb through a two-story sandcastle and see sands from around the world.

Photo by Dana Bowden

Bank

Bank

Walk through a six-foot piggy bank, design your own bills, and learn how to save, spend and earn money.

Photo by Dana Bowden

Health & wellness Center

Health & Wellness Center

Discover how healthy habits such as good nutrition and exercise keep our minds and bodies fit.

Pet Central

Pet Central

Learn how pets should be cared for at home and at the vet clinic. You can even pick the perfect pet for your family.

Safety Zone

Safety Zone

See what life is like for real-life heroes. Dress in costume, cruise on a police motorcycle or steer a fire truck to the rescue.

Supermarket

Supermarket

Join the express line to fun. Harvest your favorite Florida fruits and shop for ingredients to make a delicacy from one of Miami’s diverse neighborhoods.

Meet Miami

Meet Miami

Imagine living in a different neighborhood or time period as you explore Miami’s different cultures.

Photo by Dana Bowden

Sea & Me

The Sea and Me

Dive into a sea of wonder and enjoy water play in this gallery especially for children under five years of age.

Photo by Dana Bowden

Ocean Odyssey

Ocean Odyssey

Investigate the mysteries of the deep and take a look inside our 900-gallon marine tank.

Everglades Park

Everglades Park

Explore the Everglades, discover where an alligator lives and soar like an Osprey.

You and Me and Teddy Bears Too!

You and Me and Teddy Bears Too!

From teddy bear displays to a bear workshop, this interactive exhibit uses teddy bears to teach the importance of fostering respect and appreciation of others.

Port of Miami

Port of Miami

Find out what happens at a port from importing and exporting products, to operating a gantry crane.

Miami Seaaquarium

Cruise Ship

Come aboard and experience the different activities on a cruise from navigating the ship to limbo dancing.

Photo by Dana Bowden

All About Art

All About Art

Use art tools and techniques to interpret the world in unique ways, just like an artist.

World Music Studio

World Music Studio

Tune in to instruments and music styles from different cultures, and visit a recording studio.

Mount MiChiMu

Mt. MiChiMu

Climb to the top of Mt. MiChiMu! This challenging rock wall makes competition fun for you and your friends! Buy an all day pass or a one climb pass during your visit to the museum!

Seth's Construction Zone

Seth’s Construction Zone

Use a crane, bulldozer, wheel barrels and more as you explore different building stations that incorporate elements of a real construction zone.