The South Florida Science Museum - The museum provides curious minds of all ages with an entertaining and educational journey through science and technology. Located in West Palm Beach, the Museum features more than 50 hands-on exhibits, a digital planetarium, freshwater and saltwater aquariums, as well as natural history exhibitions. Each year the Museum welcomes more than 120,000 visitors and reaches more than 55,000 students through workshops at the Museum and outreach programs to local schools. Established in 1961, the Museum is a non-profit institution dedicated to exciting curiosity and furthering the understanding and appreciation of science and technology. 4801 Dreher Trail N, West Palm Beach. The Flagler Museum - When it was completed in 1902, the New York Herald proclaimed that Whitehall, Henry Flagler's Gilded Age estate in Palm Beach, was "more wonderful than any palace in Europe, grander and more magnificent than any other private dwelling in the world." Today, Whitehall is a National Historic Landmark and is open to the public as the Flagler Museum, featuring guided tours, changing exhibits, and special programs. 1 Whitehall Way, Palm Beach.
Palm Beach Zoo At Dreher Park - The Palm Beach Zoo is a non-profit zoological organization located at Dreher Park in West Palm Beach. The Zoo houses over 1,400 animals within 23 acres of lush tropical habitat. Its mission is to provide an open-air classroom of living creatures to foster awareness, appreciation and respect for the natural world. In addition to exciting animals from all over the world living in natural habitats, the zoo features a colorful carousel, an interactive water play fountain, a full service restaurant, daily performances of the "Wings Over Water" bird show, and many other programs and events throughout each day. The zoo offers a dynamic Summer Zoo Camp Program, a "Night Owls" Overnight Program, Field Trips, Outreach Programs, and a variety of special events such as "Winter in July", "Boo at the Zoo" and "Festival por los Animales." Zoo memberships provide free admission year-round. The zoo is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach. Grassy Waters Preserve. Grassy Waters spans 23 square miles and features a variety of different public trails. Looking to get outside and reconnect with natural Florida? Join us for a canoeing, kayaking, hiking, or dip-netting program lead by one of our naturalists! 8264 Northlake Blvd, West Palm Beach
Sandoway House Nature Center - The Sandoway House Nature Center is located in a historic 1936 beachfront home in Delray Beach, Florida. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places and preserved as a unique Nature Center now home to native plants, live animals, and a world class shell collection. The Center offers a glimpse into South Florida's fragile marine and freshwater environments through educational exhibits and programs. Educational programs are offered to the public at Sandoway House including: Shark Feedings, Guided Historic Tours, Nature Walks, Astronomy Nights, Summer Camp and special events such as Earth Day. 142 S Ocean Blvd, Delray Beach. The Cornell Museum - Housed in the restored 1913 Delray Elementary building, the Cornell Museum was dedicated in 1990 as the visual arts center and named in honor of Delray residents Harriet W. and George D. Cornell. Restored very close to its original appearance, the museum provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Visitors are met with the historic beauty and charm of the building as they enter the two-story atrium, which also serves as gallery space. The first floor houses three exhibition galleries and a small gift shop. The Angelique Tea Room, also on the first floor, provides an intimate space for exhibit receptions and special events. The second floor houses three exhibition galleries and an interactive children's gallery. The Delray Beach Historical Society's Archives are also on the second floor. The museum features regional, national and international exhibits of fine art, craft and American culture, which rotate every six to eight weeks and feature an eclectic mix of local, national and international fine art, crafts and pop culture. The museum also organizes an annual, All-Florida, fine art competition featuring multi-media paintings, sculpture and photography. Artist showcases, demonstrations and unique activities are also offered throughout the year. 51 N Swinton Ave, Delray Beach.
Veterans Park Playground - This quaint little park is located on the Intracoastal Waterway and it's a great place to relax while watching the boats pass by. Plus there's a very nice playground in the shade that will keep the kids entertained. 802 NE 1st St, Delray Beach.
Palm Beach County Beaches Ocean Reef Park - Let your grandchildren run and play on the guarded beach of Singer Island where the surf is calm and shallow. This park includes a children's playground, picnic areas, fishing, snorkeling. 3860 N Ocean Dr, Riviera Beach. Boynton Beach is the third largest city in Palm Beach County yet it has all the intimacy and community feeling of a small town. Yes, climate, dining and shopping, cultural attractions, educational and business opportunities, and the beautiful beaches help make Boynton Beach a wonderful place to live.
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