Family-Friendly Fort Lauderdale Museums Combine Fun and Learning

Fort Lauderdale is well-known for its beach-chic lifestyle, world-class hotels, blue-wave beaches, endless boutique shopping and the finest of restaurants. Families book vacations here for just these things and when they arrive they are delighted to find an even more family-friendly vacation destination than they had expected. We at 10best are familiar with the finest that Fort Lauderdale has to offer its many visitors. One of the most popular family-friendly museums is The Museum of Discovery and Science. This interactive attraction combines learning and fun in such a unique way that they will beg to go back. The Young At Art Children’s Museum is the ultimate interactive spot for creativity and meeting new friends. Free workshops for the entire family are offered daily here. One of the city’s most prestigious and intriguing museums is the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art. Here is an ever-changing list of world-known exhibits in a modern and welcoming facility right on Las Olas Boulevard. The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center is one of the city’s important museums that is a must-visit and to learn of the rich African-American history in this part of South Florida and its important contribution to what the city has become. Speaking of historical Fort Lauderdale, the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens and Stranahan House are an important stop to fully understand the city’s history, which helps to appreciate its present and future. So welcome to Fort Lauderdale! Don’t just visit the beaches and the shopping centers, take time to visit the city’s many fascinating museums.








When it comes to family activities in Greater Ft. Lauderdale the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is a cherished cultural center that is a perhaps the most all-inclusive stop, offering a myriad of art exhibits, theater, music and dance...  Read More

Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum

If you go weak at the knees over a gorgeous set of wheels, don't miss the Fort Lauderdale Antique Car Museum, an exceptional local gem. Established as a non-profit foundation for education to showcase the history of the Packard Motor Company as...  Read More

Stranahan House

Sitting on its original site among the gleaming modern high rises of downtown Fort Lauderdale is Broward County's oldest building and its most popular historical site, The Stranahan House. This house is a classic example of "Florida Frontier"...  Read More

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is a striking historic site and is a must-see in Fort Lauderdale. Set amidst a peaceful seaside oasis overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the unique 1920s-era house was once the beloved home of free spirited artists...  Read More

International Swimming Hall of Fame
Photo courtesy of Dale Mack

This fascinating museum located conveniently off A1A and just steps from the beach, will appeal to the champion swimmer in everyone. The International Swimming Hall of Fame highlights the achievements of notable swimmers and contains aquatic...  Read More

IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum
Photo courtesy of IGFA

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