Museum opening hours: 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Saturday | Noon to 5pm on Sunday | Closed on Monday | Masks required for indoor spaces | HOLIDAY HOURS: Closing at 1pm November 24 | Closed on November 25 | Closed December 24-26 | OPEN Monday December 27 | Closing at 1pm December 31 | Closed New Year's Day

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

The largest natural and cultural history museum on Florida’s Gulf Coast, The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature offers engaging exhibits as well as educational programs which interpret the scientific and cultural knowledge of Florida, the world, and our universe. In addition to  the permanent exhibits, The Bishop features a constantly changing lineup of temporary exhibitions – offering something new to discover with each visit. Featuring fossil evidence of Florida’s earliest animal inhabitants and archaeological materials representing Paleo-Indian, Archaic, and pre-contact cultures, as well as local history and creative exhibitions, visitors of all ages find something to love at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature.

The Museum also features an all-digital Planetarium and the Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat. At The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, you can learn about the world around you – land, sky, and sea – through the lens of Florida’s natural sciences.