Location

201 10th St. W | Bradenton FL 34205
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Current Hours

Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 noon to 5 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Mondays during some months. Click here for detailed days of operation. The facility is also closed on Saturday, November 1, 2014 for the Snooty Gala, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Directions

South Florida Museum - 201 10th Street West | Bradenton Florida 34205
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Bradenton is just 10 miles north of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport and only 40 miles south of the Tampa International Airport. The white sandy beaches of Anna Maria island and Longboat Key are eight miles west of downtown.

From the South:

(Sarasota, Venice, Ft. Myers)

Interstate 75: Take I-75 until Exit 220B, marked State Road 64 West.  Proceed west for about 7 miles into downtown Bradenton. Turn right on 10th Street West, and proceed 2 blocks. The Museum complex will be on your right.Business 41 or 301: Proceed north until Manatee Avenue/State Road 64 West. Signs will say “To Beaches.” turn left and travel west until 10th Street West. Turn right and proceed 2 blocks. The Museum complex will be on your right.

From the North:

(Brandon, Tampa, Clearwater, St. Pete)

Sunshine Skyway/ I-275: Cross the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Take the first exit (U.S. 19). Veer right into Palmetto. Continue through Palmetto on Business Route 41.  Cross the Manatee River Bridge. The Museum complex will be the first building on the right, visible from the bridge. Take the first two rights (at 3rd Ave. W. and 10th Street West) and you will be in front of the Museum.Interstate 75: Take I-75 south until Exit 220, marked State Road 64 West.  Proceed west for about 7 miles (into downtown Bradenton). Turn right at 10th Street West, and proceed 2 blocks.  The Museum complex will be on your right.

Parking

Click here to view the Realize Bradenton downtown parking map.

Free unlimited parking is available in the lot North of the building between the museum and the marina. Parking is available in the public lot located at City Hall (3rd Avenue East between 10th Street West and 12th Street West), as well as on the 1st and 2nd Floors of the SunTrust parking structure at 10th Street West and 4th Avenue West and in the County garage at 10th Street West between 4th Avenue West and Manatee avenue West. Parking is also available on the 1st and 2nd Floors of the Promenade Garage located behind the ArtCenter Manatee on 3rd Avenue West and 9th Street West.  There is street parking available throughout downtown Bradenton.