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Tues. - Sat.: 10 am to 5 pm 
Sunday: Noon to 5 pm

Closed on Mondays and on the 1st Saturday
in November, Thanksgiving, Christmas
& New Year’s Day.

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Special Events


Upcoming Special Events

Members-Only Museum Mix

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 5:30 PM

Come mix it up at the Museum’s annual members-only open house on Wednesday, Sept. 16. We’ll share some special staff favorites that aren’t a part of your usual visit. 

Did you know that the Museum has been collaborating with the Ringling College of Art and Design  to produce a dome art showcase for several years?  This is your chance to experience international award-winning art in the comfort of your own dome (if you’re a Museum Member).

Mix it up in a micro, macro and mind-blowing demonstration of the Planetarium – from the molecular to the moon, to infinity and beyond!

We want to show off for you so there will be special tours, presentations and activities throughout the Museum highlighting a few of our favorite things. Please join us for this family friendly evening of Museum marvels. 

FREE for Museum Members ONLY. 
Click here to RSVP online now or call 941-746-4131, ext. 13. Reservations are required. 

Clyde Butcher Lecture & Book Signing

Friday, October 16, 2015 6:30 PM

Cuba- The Natural Beauty

Lecture & Book Signing by Clyde Butcher 

The Keynote presentation, Cuba – The Natural Beauty, consists of Clyde Butcher’s adventure photographing in black and white with a large format view camera the mysterious and primeval wilderness of Cuba. Clyde was asked to photograph Cuba by Luis Gomez-Echeverri, United Nations Development program resident coordinator in Cuba and Naples businessman John Parke Wright IV in response to the United Nations declaring 2002 the International Year of the Mountains.  The program will be followed with questions from the audience and a book signing.

Tickets $10 Museum Members, $15 general admission 

Click Here to Purchase Tickets 

Paid reservations required; please RSVP below or call 941-746-4131, ext. 13 
Please arrive promptly: Pre-purchased program seats will be held until 5 minutes prior to program start time ONLY, at which time they may be released for re-sale (no refunds or exchanges will be given after the start of the program).

2015 Snooty's Gala

Saturday, November 07, 2015 6:00 PM

Join us to celebrate the 2015 Snooty's Gala!

Ticket and Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Contact Laurie Voight at 941-746-4131, ext. 17 or LVoight@SouthFloridaMuseum.org.