Museum opening hours: 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Saturday | Noon to 5pm on Sunday | Closed on Monday | Please visit our events calendar (BishopScience.org/events) for holiday closings.

The Mosaic Backyard Universe

Southwest Florida’s best backyard is now open exclusively at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature. The best part? You don’t even need a password to climb into our Tree House-Platform, let your imagination be your guide on the Cardboard Rocket, look for fossils in our Dig Pit or explore this brand-new play space where kids and families can learn about science and nature!

Our backyard is your backyard!

The new Mosaic Backyard Universe is fully ADA accessible and designed for kids of all ages — and grown-ups who are young at heart. From scale models of our solar system and a freshwater Pond filled with turtles, to a Science Shed and a massive Mighty Oak towering above it all, we have Southwest Florida’s coolest backyard!

Visit today, learn more about the Mosaic Backyard Universe or join the Discovery Society so you can visit for free anytime!

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