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

Special Offer: Free Adult Admission

Special Offer: Free Adult Admission

Welcome to our new backyard!

At The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature’s new Mosaic Backyard Universe (MBU), your family can explore the tree house platform, blast off in a cardboard rocket ship and be amazed by experiments in the science shed! Every visit is its own unique adventure at this new permanent exhibition. To claim your Free Adult Admission (valid with the purchase of a youth, child or pre-K ticket), please fill out this form or call 941.216.3463.


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