Museum of Discovery and Science’s Eye of the Storm Hurricane Science, Mitigation and Preparedness

Museum of Discovery and Science

Museum of Discovery and Science’s Eye of the Storm Hurricane Science, Mitigation and Preparedness

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Hurricane season starts June 1. Is your family ready? Join the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS), Florida International University’s (FIU) International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC) and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) on June 1, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., for “Eye of the Storm,” an electrifying all-ages day of education, Museum exploration and weather preparedness. Admission to MODS is free this day.


As part of the “Eye of the Storm” event, MODS will offer a variety of interactive family friendly activities including:


Presentations and Demonstrations by Hurricane Experts
IHPA Air Cannon Missile Demonstrations
FIU Wind Engineering
NOAA Hurricane Hunters
Live Weather Theater Shows
Local TV Meteorologists
A Kids Zone
MODS Weather Science Demos and All-Day Museum Exploration
Emergency Vehicle “Touch a Truck” and Meet & Greet with South
Florida First Responders


“Eye of the Storm” is generously sponsored by the Broward County Cultural Division, City of Fort Lauderdale Emergency Management, FPL, International Hurricane Protection Association and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce.



Experience South Florida’s award-winning attraction featuring 150,000 square feet of dynamic science exhibits, an outdoor science park, a live animal collection, a rotating schedule of science shows, learning labs, café, store and a grand atrium featuring the Great Gravity Clock, a 52-foot-tall kinetic energy sculpture; the largest clock in Florida. The showpiece of the museum since 1993, this unique timepiece is one of only three in the world.


To reserve free tickets for MODS’ “Eye of The Storm” free event and admission day, visit


For more information, visit or call (954) 467-MODS (6637). Like us and follow us on social media at Facebook:, Twitter: and Instagram:

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Sat, Jun 1, 2024 @ 10:00 AM to
Sat, Jun 1, 2024 @ 05:00 PM

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