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201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

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About the South Florida Museum Largest Natural & Cultural History Museum on Florida's Gulf Coast - Includes the All-Digital Bishop Planetarium & the Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Aquarium

As the largest natural and cultural history museum on Florida's Gulf Coast, the South Florida Museum offers engaging exhibits as well as educational programs that interpret the scientific and cultural knowledge of Florida, the world, and our universe. In addition to permanent exhibits, the Museum features a constantly changing lineup of temporary exhibitions -- offering something new to discover with each visit!

Visit the South Florida Museum, Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Aquarium, and Bishop Planetarium

CLOSED ON MONDAYS
Admission Rates:
Adults (18-64) $19 | Seniors (65+) $17 | College Students (with ID) $14 | Youth (12-17) $14 | Children (5-11) $10 | Children 4 & younger free with paying adult. Discovery Society Members get in FREE.

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Date/Time Event
02/23/2019
10:30 am - 11:15 am
KidSpace
South Florida Museum

KidSpace South Florida Museum > Things to Do > KidSpace KidSpace KidSpace is a program for kids who want to explore everything there is to know about space and become Masters of the Universe. At 10:30 am on the second and fourth Saturday morning of each month, we’ll unleash the awesome power of the Bishop Planetarium, taking […]

Stelliferous Live 02/27/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous Live
South Florida Museum

Join us for our monthly live star talk, Stelliferous Live with our planetarians Jeff Rodgers and Howard Hochhalter. Stelliferous Live takes place on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in the Bishop Planetarium. We’ll take a tour of the upcoming month’s stars, planets and constellations, talk about current events in astronomy, and open the floor for an always-fun […]

03/09/2019
10:30 am - 11:15 am
KidSpace
South Florida Museum

KidSpace South Florida Museum > Things to Do > KidSpace KidSpace KidSpace is a program for kids who want to explore everything there is to know about space and become Masters of the Universe. At 10:30 am on the second and fourth Saturday morning of each month, we’ll unleash the awesome power of the Bishop Planetarium, taking […]

IQuest: Incredible Journeys 03/09/2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IQuest: Incredible Journeys
South Florida Museum

IQuest is a monthly program for middle school students in grades 6-8. While each IQuest is different, you can always expect challenging projects and games that inspire out-of-the-box solutions to real world problems. IQuest takes place on the second Saturday of most months from 4-8 pm.  IQuest details: Cost: $5 – Kids Only! Paid reservations required Refreshments: Admission includes slice of pizza and […]

Lunch & Learn:  “So You Want to Work with Animals? – Careers in Animal Care” 03/13/2019
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: “So You Want to Work with Animals? – Careers in Animal Care”
South Florida Museum

Sure, you could take lunch at your desk or have a sandwich at home. But why not feed your brain as well as your belly? On the second Wednesday of each month from 12:15 – 1 pm we’ll feature a talk by our staff focusing on a different aspect of the world or things going […]

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