Washington Mutual Partners with the
Museum of Discovery and Science by Sponsoring the New Moneyville Exhibit
Fort Lauderdale, June 15, 2004 The Museum of Discovery
and Science has joined forces with Washington Mutual to exhibit
Moneyville, now on display through January 9, 2005. This
new interactive exhibit is allows visitors to explore the
fascinating world of money. The partnership between Washington
Mutual and the Museum will help educate and entertain the
public regarding modern and historical aspects of money and
Money isnt just dollars and cents. The ancient Aztecs
used chocolate for money, and Yap islanders used 500-lb.
stones! So what is money and how does it work? Take a trip
to Moneyville at the Museum of Discovery and Science and
find out about the fascinating world of money. Take a tour
of moneys many forms and functions, and discover how
it has dramatically changed throughout history. See samples
of currency from pounds to pesos, put your face on a million
dollar bill, run your own lemonade stand, and even play the
stock market. Youll start to see money in a whole new
ABOUT THE MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY AND SCIENCE
The mission of the Museum of Discovery and Science is to
provide experiential pathways to lifelong learning in science
for children and adults through exhibits, programs, and films.
Founded in 1976 as The Discovery Center, the nonprofit facility
serves approximately 400,000 visitors each year.
The Museum is open seven days per week, Monday through Saturday
from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 6:00
p.m. with extended IMAX hours on Friday and Saturday evenings.
General admission prices are $14.00 for adults; $13.00 for
seniors; $12.00 for children 3 to 12. Children under 3 are
A General Admission Ticket
includes admission to the Museum exhibits and one IMAX® film. The Museum of Discovery
and Science is located downtown at 401 SW Second Street,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312.
For more information about
the Museum, visitors should call (954) 467-MODS (6637)
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