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




IQuest is a monthly program for middle school students in grades 6-8. While each IQuest is different, you can always expect challenging projects and games that inspire out-of-the-box solutions to real world problems. IQuest takes place on the second Saturday of most months from 4-8 pm. 

IQuest details:

  • Cost: $5 – Kids Only! Paid reservations required
  • Refreshments: Admission includes slice of pizza and a drink
  • Tickets: Paid reservations required; please purchase tickets online using the links below or email Tish at

Programs and Online Tickets:

  • April 13: Spooky, Silly or Science?
    Special Friday Night IQuest! Join us for a “Friday the 13th” IQuest as we check out the science and stories behind common superstitions, and the surprising ways they influence our behavior. (No Saturday IQuest this month.)
    Purchase tickets online now!


  • May 12: Welcome to the Jungle
    What makes a jungle? Is there really such a thing as an “Urban Jungle?” How would you live there? If you’re ready to take on the challenge, join us to unravel the real world and mythical stories of these mysterious habitats.
    Purchase tickets online now!


  • June 9: The Squirmy & the Stingy – Life in the Garden
    Flowers, Food & more – study the science that makes farms and gardens thrive, and how you can put it to use in your own backyard. It’s a honey of an adventure!
    Purchase tickets online now!