Museum opening hours: 10am to 4pm Wednesday through Saturday with entry times at 10-11am, 11am-noon, noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm (Last entry at 3pm) | Noon to 5pm on Sunday with entry times at noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm (Last entry at 4pm) | Closed on Monday and Tuesday

201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

Events

Events

Date/TimeEvent
Tales Under the Tree 10/24/2020
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at 3pm on Facebook for this story time. Bishop staff choose a book focused on science and nature and read to you from their own homes. Watch on Facebook

Stelliferous 10/28/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous

The stars are the stars during this live guided tour of the upcoming month’s skies with a staff astronomer, who will talk about where our stars, planets and constellations are headed in our night skies. We’ll also share the most current events in the world of astronomy and open the floor for an always-fun question […]

Boo at The Bishop 10/31/2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Boo at The Bishop

At The Bishop

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature invites you to a special Halloween-themed family day of spooky science and fantastic physics from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, Oct. 31. During Boo at The Bishop, you can stop at the spooky selfie station, discover an eerie science experiment and real fossils, and explore the Museum with […]

Tales Under the Tree 10/31/2020
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at 3pm on Facebook for this story time. Bishop staff choose a book focused on science and nature and read to you from their own homes. Watch on Facebook

Astronomy Viewing Opportunity 11/06/2020
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Astronomy Viewing Opportunity

At The Bishop

Join us for an evening outdoor Astronomy Viewing Opportunity in The Bishop’s North Plaza. You’ll be able to use telescopes to view Mars as well as Jupiter and Saturn, which are nearing their Great Conjunction in December. Experience the awe-inspiring wonder of backyard astronomy for yourself! To stay within social distancing guidelines, reservations are limited […]

Tales Under the Tree 11/07/2020
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at 3pm on Facebook for this story time. Bishop staff choose a book focused on science and nature and read to you from their own homes. Watch on Facebook

Rain Date for Astronomy Viewing Opportunity 11/07/2020
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rain Date for Astronomy Viewing Opportunity

At The Bishop

If we get rained out for our November 6 outdoor Astronomy Viewing Opportunity in The Bishop’s North Plaza, Saturday, November 7, will be our make-up date!  

think + drink / science: Manatees and Mermaids 11/11/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
think + drink / science: Manatees and Mermaids

During think + drink / science, the day’s expert begins the evening with a presentation then we open the floor for discussion. November 11: “Manatees and Mermaids: A Perspective from 40 Years in the Field Studying Florida’s Beloved Marine Mammal” with James “Buddy” Powell Join us on Zoom as we host Dr. James “Buddy” Powell, […]

KidSpace 11/14/2020
10:30 am - 11:15 am
KidSpace

We unleash the awesome power of astronomy during KidSpace, where kids can become scientific masters of the universe! Join us as we take off from the Earth’s surface and fly to places humans have never been: the Sun, planets, other moons in our solar system, newly discovered solar systems in our galaxy and beyond. KidSpace […]

Tales Under the Tree 11/14/2020
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at 3pm on Facebook for this story time. Bishop staff choose a book focused on science and nature and read to you from their own homes. Watch on Facebook

IQuest: Food for Thought 11/14/2020
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IQuest: Food for Thought

At The Bishop

IQuest is a monthly program for smart, curious middle school students in grades 6 through 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. Due to limitations on attendance and staffing, attendees must pre-register by 11am on Saturday, November 14.   We will […]

Tales Under the Tree 11/21/2020
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at 3pm on Facebook for this story time. Bishop staff choose a book focused on science and nature and read to you from their own homes. Watch on Facebook

Stelliferous 11/25/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stelliferous

The stars are the stars during this live guided tour of the upcoming month’s skies with a staff astronomer, who will talk about where our stars, planets and constellations are headed in our night skies. We’ll also share the most current events in the world of astronomy and open the floor for an always-fun question […]

KidSpace 11/28/2020
10:30 am - 11:15 am
KidSpace

We unleash the awesome power of astronomy during KidSpace, where kids can become scientific masters of the universe! Join us as we take off from the Earth’s surface and fly to places humans have never been: the Sun, planets, other moons in our solar system, newly discovered solar systems in our galaxy and beyond. KidSpace […]

Tales Under the Tree 11/28/2020
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Tales Under the Tree

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at 3pm on Facebook for this story time. Bishop staff choose a book focused on science and nature and read to you from their own homes. Watch on Facebook

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