201 10th St. W | Bradenton FL 34205 | Map It!

(941) 746-4131



Field Trips

When you can't travel to us, we can skype with you!

Contact Samantha Sprague, Curator of Education

941-746-4131 ex 31

Upcoming Events


Film Friday - Genesis
Friday, October 03, 2014 6:00 PM

Family Night: National Fossil Day!
Saturday, October 04, 2014 10:00 AM

think + drink (science)
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 7:00 PM

Film Friday - Gravity
Friday, October 10, 2014 6:00 PM

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Plan Your Visit

South Florida Museum in Bradenton Florida


Monday - Saturday (January - April and July)   10 am - 5 pm
Sundays  12 pm - 5 pm
Tuesday - Saturday (May - December, excluding July)   10 am - 5 pm
Sundays  12 pm - 5 pm

January through April and the month of July: Open 7 days a week
Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm
Sundays from 12 noon to 5 pm

All other months: Open 6 days a week.
Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm (Closed Mondays)
Sundays from 12 noon to 5 pm
(We are closed on Mondays during the months of May, June and August - December.)

The Museum is also closed the 1st Monday in March, 1st Saturday in November, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Current Admission:

Members of Museum Friends Program   FREE (click here for details)
Adults  $18
Seniors (65+)  $16
Children (4-12)  $14
Ages 3 and younger  Free with paying adult
First Saturday of most months (Family Night)   Half price regular admission after 4 pm.   
 Active Military / Florida Teachers                                    Free with proper ID                                              

Group Rates

Available for groups of 15 or more; reservations are required. Click here to email Susan McCarthy, Program Coordinator, or call 941-746-4131 ex 13. 

Accepted Payment Methods 

Cash, American Express, MasterCard, Visa, personal checks & travelers’ checks 


Coupons and discounts may not be combined with other discounts.