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

Astronomy Viewing Opportunity

Astronomy Viewing Opportunity

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Date(s) - 02/20/2021
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

At The Bishop


Opportunities abound for astronomy fun in February! Join us at one of these evening viewing sessions in The Bishop’s North Plaza, and you can use our telescopes (and the help of our astronomy experts) to view the stunning Orion Nebula, the jewel-like Pleiades star cluster, and the beautiful double-star Almach!

  • What: Astronomy Viewing Opportunity
  • When: Saturday, Feb. 20 (Rain date is Sunday, Feb. 21.)
  • Cost: $8 per person for members of the Discovery Society; $10 per person for all others.
  • 2 Start Times: We’re hosting two sessions to stay within social distancing guidelines.

Please note: Masks are required for staff and guests, and we will adhere to social distancing measures.