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 work to be finished by late March. Thank you and we apologize for any inconvenience.

201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

The Museum

The Museum

South Florida Museum

The largest natural and cultural history museum on Florida’s Gulf Coast, the South Florida Museum offers engaging exhibits as well as educational programs which interpret the scientific and cultural knowledge of Florida, the world, and our universe. In addition to  the permanent exhibits, the Museum features a constantly changing lineup of temporary exhibitions – offering something new to discover with each visit. Featuring fossil evidence of Florida’s earliest marine and mammal inhabitants and archaeological materials representing Paleo-Indian, archaic, and pre-contact cultures, as well as local history and creative exhibitions, visitors of all ages find something to love at the South Florida Museum.

The Museum also features an all digital Planetarium and a Manatee Rehabilitation Aquarium. At the South Florida Museum, you can learn about the world around you – land, sky, and sea – through the lens of Florida’s natural sciences.