Please note: The manatee habitat is empty as we undergo renovations.

We expect to re-open the habitat and begin caring for manatees again later this Spring.

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

Family Night at the Museum

Family Night at the Museum

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Date(s) - 02/03/2018
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

At The Bishop


Family Night at the Museum

On the first Saturday of most months the Museum stays open late for an evening of family fun! Every month there is a different theme with hands-on activities and special films or performances beginning at 3 pm. You can also enjoy an additional manatee presentation during the evening’s programming.

After 3 pm during Family NightsMuseum admission is reduced (reservations are not required):

  • Adults- $9
  • Seniors (65+) – $8
  • Children(4-12) – $7
  • Members and children 3 & under are always free

February 3: Riding the Waves*
Can you stay afloat? In honor of the 2018 Bradenton Area River Regatta, stop by and check out the science of water, waves and watercraft. * Please note: This Family Night will end at 6 p.m. and will not include Planetarium programs. Please enjoy the fireworks that will begin downtown as part of the Bradenton Area River Regatta at 6:30 p.m. (There will be no Rock Hall of Fame at this month.)