Museum opening hours: 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 Manatee Rehabilitation Aquarium is undergoing maintenance and currently has no manatees in the habitat. Museum admission is discounted $6 per ticket at this time. We expect for work to be finished by mid-March. Thank you and we apologize for any inconvenience.

201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

Press Room

Press Room

Press Room

Please contact Jessica Schubick for media inquiries, to plan a media visit or arrange for interviews: 941.216.3460 or

2017 Press Releases

Press Release

2016 Press Releases

South Florida Museum Brings Age of Dinosaurs to Southwest Florida, 8-31-16

Join us as we Celebrate the World’s Oldest Manatee, 7-13-16

Free Summer Learning Day at the South Florida Museum Brought Nearly 1500 Visitors Together to Kick Off Summer Learning Opportunities! 6-24-16

Bringing Southwest Florida’s ‘Museum of the Future’ to Life, 6-14-16

Pre-Teens Can Double Their Fun This Summer with two IQuest Programs Each Month at the South Florida Museum

Manatee & Sarasota County Students Ages 14 and Younger Invited to Free Summer Learning Day at the South Florida Museum, 6-6-16

The South Florida Museum Invites You to Make Some NOISE! This Summer, 6-3-16

Show Snooty the Love: Birthday Card Contest Entries Now Being Accepted, 5/19/16

Announcing Two New Exhibits at the South Florida Museum, 5-5-16

Celebrating the Stars: 50 Years of the Bishop Planetarium at the South Florida Museum, 2/16/16

Changing Waters: The Human Impact on Florida’s Aquatic Ecosystems, 2/8/16

Myakklemore the Manatee Heading Home from Rehab at the South Florida Museum, 1/28/16

Introducing IQuest: A New Kids-Only Challenge at the South Florida Museum, 1/25/16