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WonderWorks located in Orlando is one of the five edutainment museums in the United States. The other WonderWorks locations in the US are Panama City Beach, Florida, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Syracuse, New York. A new WonderWorks location is expected to be launched in Branson, Missouri in 2019. WonderWorks is a learning-cum-entertainment museum showcasing exhibits about science. The Orlando center is made up of 35,000 sq. Ft. of exhibition space with more than one hundred exhibits that ignite your imagination and provoke your mind. The exhibits displayed in the museum are interactive and related to Math, Space and Physics themes. The museum houses six zones of wonder that offer thorough entertainment to the families.
Awaken your mind at WonderWorks, a unique attraction destination that perfectly combines entertainment and education
The Wonder Zones in the Museum include ‘Natural Disasters,’ ‘Light and Sound,’ ‘Imagination Lab,’ ‘Space Discovery,’ ‘Far out Gallery’ and ‘Physical Challenge.’ The zone of natural disasters has theme-based exhibits like Earthquake Café, Hurricane Shack and others that let you experience high voltage electricity, the massive wind force of the hurricane, icy cold temperature and the tremor of an earthquake. Put on a space suit, get on a capsule to experience the feel and learn all there is to know about space exploration in the ‘discovery of space’ zone. In the same vein, all the zones offer theme-based interactive and educative entertainment to children and adults alike.
A three-tiered adventure course at the height of 36 feet, this attraction lets you test your mental and physical skills. The obstacle course glows in the dark giving an out-of-the-world experience as you climb and traverse through solving more than 20 various obstacles and challenges. This course is the only such adventure course in the city of Orlando.
The 12-seater theatre is a 4K theatre where you can enjoy a 3D film with special effects and extreme motion simulated seating. The motion sensors of the seats let you experience the effects personally and transport you to a world of adventure and fantasy.
Laser Tag is a fun game played with laser guns that shoot infrared beams. You wear infra-red sensitive gears as you compete with other players to stay hidden and not get shot. The state-of-the-art technology used in this attraction provides immense entertainment to the players.
How to Get Tickets?
You can buy tickets at the ticket booths available at the entrance to the Museum. Best way to purchase tickets, however, is to book them online on the official museum website. You can buy multiple combinations of cards depending on your interest and availability of time. General admission tickets include access to all the exhibits and shows. You can also choose the attractions or show you are interested in and pay only for the specific admission.
How To Get Around?
Explore the exhibition space and the fascinating exhibits on foot.
What Should I Wear?
Wear comfortable clothes and put on a pair of comfy shoes as you will need to cover a lot of ground on foot.
Best Time to Visit
The Museum is open 365 days a year. Do note that the busiest times are during Christmas holidays, Memorial Weekend, Spring and summer breaks.
The official currency of Orlando, Florida is US Dollars.
Will I Need a Guide?
How To Get There?
The museum is located on International drive in Orlando and is easily accessible if you are driving your car. The Parking is available at the parking lot of Pointe Orlando. You can hire a private car with a satnav to enable quiet location of the venue. You can also hail a cab to reach the site. The I-Rode Trolley covers most of the major attractions and museums around the International drive. The cheapest option is to opt for a bus service of Lynx which plies to major city attractions.
Please ensure to wear closed-toe-shoes if you are planning to take part in the ropes course. You may have to wait longer during peak and rainy seasons. Please make sure to understand the restrictions in weight and height for a few rides. Those who have heart issues, vertigo problems or suffer from other ailments including motion/light sickness should exercise caution before taking part in the glow-in-the-dark rope course. An adult must accompany children below 13 for admission into the museum Access is free for children below three years. Children above 13 years are considered as adults for the ticket price.