Build a Better World Weekends

Build a Better World Weekends


Saturday, April 22, 2023    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Museum of Discovery and Science
401 SW 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312

Event Type

Join the Museum of Discovery and Science For “Build a Better World” Weekends in April!

Experience all MODS has to offer and learn about the amazing ecosystems that surround our coast, like coral reefs, mangroves and the Everglades. You can meet some of the animals that call Florida home and find out why it’s important to protect them and their habitats.

  • Exhibits, Shows and Demos include:
    • LEGO® Build the Change – Design a solution to protect endangered species and upload your creation to the LEGO® Build the Change website to share your ideas with the world!
    • Build a Better Bus Stop – Use LEGO® Bricks to design a more socially equitable and environmentally friendly bus stop.
    • LEGO® Eco House – Use LEGO® Spike kits to build an Eco House.
  • Animal Encounters: Learn about Florida native species and their role in our ecosystem.
  • Watch an IMAX Documentary on the GIANT Screen: Arctic: Our Frozen Planet, Secrets of the Sea 3D, Legend of the Enchanted Reef, Flight of the Butterflies and more!
  • Career Connections: Learn about careers in engineering by building sustainable eco-houses with LEGO® Bricks. Explore how architects and scientists create resilient structures by building a socially equitable LEGO® bus stop.
  • Just for early learners (ages 0-6): Use LEGO® Bricks to build habitats and learn how unique habitats protect the animals that live there.

Weekends in April

April 1-2, April 8-9, April 15-16, April 22-23, and April 29-30

Museum Hours: Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sundays 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

REGISTER: Build a Better World weekends are included in the MODS Discovery Pass, an all-in-one ticket includes Museum exhibitions, live science demonstrations and an IMAX documentary film. For tickets, please visit For showtimes, please visit