Museum opening hours: Out of an abundance of caution, The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature has decided to close temporarily.

201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

Field Trips

Field Trips

Does your school serve a Title 1 neighborhood? Contact us about scholarship opportunities to support your trip to The Bishop! or 941-746-4131 ext. 113.


Early Learning Guided Tour – Pre-K to 3rd Grade

This guided two-hour experience includes the brand-new Mosaic Backyard Universe, an immersive exhibition designed for young explorers. Our Educators bring science and nature to life as your students explore The Bishop’s most popular exhibitions, a visit to the Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat, and/or a full-dome show in The Planetarium. Programming is aligned to the Florida State Standards. To learn more about tours for your grade level, click choose a link below:

4th Grade Core Tour

This two-hour program includes a star talk in The Planetarium, guided exploration of Museum exhibitions and a special conservation presentation in the Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat. From the Earth to the moon, all aspects of this unique program align with the Florida State Standards.

Guided Highlight Tour – Pre-K to 12th Grade

This two-hour program includes a guided tour of The Bishop’s most popular exhibitions, a manatee presentation, and one Planetarium show of your choice. Highlight tours do not include the Mosaic Backyard Universe.