Museum opening hours: Open 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday-Saturday | Noon to 5 pm Sunday Closed Mondays | Parking Information: Click "Visit" under the "Things To Do" tab. Please Note: The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

Museum Second Floor

Museum Second Floor

South Florida Museum Second Floor

Permanent Exhibits:

The Visible Storage Gallery

Portions of the Museum’s extensive collection are rotated for viewing. Come back time and again to see something new with each visit!

River Heritage Hall

Examine the economics, government, culture and geography of the community with a focus of local maritime history

Environmental Hall

Exhibits in the Environmental Wing are designed to educate all visitors about Florida’s environment incorporating the past, present and future. The message of the exhibits — Riverine, Pine Uplands, Estuary, and Gulf Waters — focuses on environmental awareness of our regions unique bio diversity.


For information on the Museum’s second floor temporary exhibitions, click here!