Museum opening hours: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday-Saturday | Noon to 5pm Sunday. Closed Mondays | Parking info. under Things To Do/Visit

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
IQuest: Finding Home 05/11/2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IQuest: Finding Home
South Florida Museum

IQuest is a montly drop-off program 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. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second Saturday of most months.  Details: Cost: $5 – Kids only! Paid reservations required Refreshments: Admission includes slice of […]

STREAM Saturdays: Sea Monsters 05/18/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
STREAM Saturdays: Sea Monsters
South Florida Museum

On STREAM Saturdays, you’ll find hands-on, family-friendly experiments and games, crafts and stories or themed scavenger hunts at the Museum from 10 a.m. – noon. Go at your own pace and visit one or all the activities before enjoying the Museum for the rest of the day!     The Details: STREAM Saturdays are the 3rd Saturday […]

Stelliferous Live 05/22/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous Live
South Florida Museum

Join us for our monthly live star talk, Stelliferous Live with Planetarium Manager Howard Hochhalter. Stelliferous Live takes place at 7 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month 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 question and […]

05/25/2019
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 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturday morning of each month, we’ll unleash the awesome power of the Bishop Planetarium, […]

06/08/2019
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 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturday morning of each month, we’ll unleash the awesome power of the Bishop Planetarium, […]

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