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

Mission: Mars

Mission: Mars

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Date(s) - 02/20/2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

At The Bishop


Mission: Mars

The Perseverance rover is scheduled to land on Mars on Thursday, Feb. 18. On Saturday, Feb. 20, we’ll be celebrating Perseverance and its mission to explore whether life ever existed on the Red Planet.
Visitors can enjoy space- and engineering-related games like an outdoor obstacle course around the solar system, a scavenger hunt, a new limited-time Planetarium show about Jezero Crater — the crater Perseverance will be exploring — flight experiments, and more!
  • When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20
  • Where: At The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton
  • Cost: Event activities included in the price of admission