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

Group Tours

Group Tours

Adult Tours

Would you like to bring a group to visit The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature? Educator-guided tours bring The Bishop’s collections to life and provide an opportunity to look deeper into Florida’s natural history. Tours can be geared toward your educational goals or interests.

Group Tour Prices: (now offered at a reduced minimum of 7 people to assist with social distancing)

  • Adults: $16 each
  • Seniors 65+: $15 each

Group Tour Policies:

  • Group Tours are available Monday-Friday;
  • Reservations are required;
  • A minimum of two (2) weeks’ notice is required and is subject to availability;
  • At this time, group rates are available for parties of 7 or more;
  • A deposit of $50 is required at time of confirmation. Your remaining balance may be paid the day of your visit but must be made in one transaction – separate payments by multiple guests are not permitted;
  • Please Note: Museum passes and reciprocal memberships are not applicable to group rate admission tickets;
  • Face coverings are required for all participants.

For more information, please contact:

Susan McCarthy, Program Coordinator, at 941-746-4131, ext. 113, or

Complete the Adult Guided Tour Request Now

Please note: You are submitting a request for a date; your Adult Guided Tour is not formally booked until you receive confirmation from our Education Department.