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

“Ask a Telescope Expert”

“Ask a Telescope Expert”

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Date(s) - 12/09/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


We host think + drink / science From 7 to 9pm on the second Wednesday of each month. The program opens as the day’s expert begins the evening with a presentation then we open the floor for discussion during this interactive webinar on Zoom.

“Ask a Telescope Expert”

Are you looking to the sky when planning outdoor activities these days? Join Ed McDonough, local Celestron representative and longtime hobbyist, as he shares the best strategies for choosing and using telescopes. Do you have a scope at home you are trying to get the most from? Ed can help! Bring your questions and confusion – this is a no judgment zone.

think + drink/science is sponsored by WUSF, a corporate partner of The Bishop.

  • Where: On Zoom
  • Cost: $3 for members of the Discovery Society; $5 for all others.

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