LIVE! Animal Encounter

Virtual Reality

“SEA-to-See” Touch Tank

Stingray Feedings



Encounter an assortment of our animal residents!

Experience the original fort of Fort Myers with 2 interactive virtual reality exhibits!

Enjoy close encounters with stingrays, horseshoe crabs, hermit crabs, sea stars, urchins, marine snails, & more!

Feed a stingray out of the palm of your hand! $3 per ticket- limited quantity (purchase at the front desk)

The highly anticipated sequel to THE LOST WORLD! A helicopter accident leaves stressed-out Bob adrift in a boat at sea. Traumatized by his earlier encounters, Bob’s worst nightmares come true when he finds a dinosaur stowaway on board. 

11:00 am 2:00 pm
11:15 am 12:15 pm
1:15 pm 2:15 pm
3:15 pm
10:45 am 11:45 am
12:45 pm 1:45 pm
2:45 pm 3:45 pm
11:45 am 2:45 pm
Return to the Lost World Hurricane










Living Lab

Our Living Lab is home to a variety of native and non-native animals.

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“SEA-to-See” Touch Tank

Encounter a horseshoe crab or yellow spotted stingrays up close!

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“Return to the Lost World” 3D Movie

The highly anticipated sequel to THE LOST WORLD sees a helicopter accident leave stressed executive Bob adrift in a boat at sea.

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“Hurricane” 3D Movie

Hurricane 3D introduces audiences to the strength of the Atlantic hurricane and gives insight into the science behind this phenomena, as well as a sense of the visceral impact experienced by those affected.

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Hands-On Hall

Strengthen your brain with Mind Magic puzzles

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Hall of History

Exhibits take visitors on a walk through the history of Southwest Florida, including some featured sites of interest in Fort Myers.

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Earth and Space Science

Visit our Earth and Space Science exhibits to touch a cloud, understand why lightening happens, and learn how electricity works.

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Nano Lab

Learn about nanotechnology and how it differs from traditional technology.

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Backyard Nature

Check out our Backyard Nature exhibit and short walking path to learn about sustainable options

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Virtual-Reality Exhibit

Immerse yourself in an interactive environment that takes you back over 150 years to see and experience the original fort of Fort Myers!

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B-26, The Last Airmen of World War II

Check out a piece of Southwest Florida’s World War II history!

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Previous Exhibits

Sewing a Native Truth Exhibit

Learn about Seminole culture through patchwork and their use of sewing skills to adapt to a tourism driven economy in this new exhibit in partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University.

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