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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

Mission & Vision

Mission & Vision

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature Mission & Vision

Mission

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature inspires the joy of discovery and wonder for all ages through excellence in stewardship and engagement.

Vision

The Bishop contributes to a world where people are connected to science and nature and inspired to learn.

Core Values

Courage – We have the strength and commitment to reach for the vision and implement the mission.

Engagement – We are committed to developing fun, interactive and memorable experiences that lead to an appreciation of natural history and science.

Excellence – We constantly challenge ourselves to deliver a “wow” experience for everyone who interacts with The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature.

Innovation – We approach opportunities and challenges with enthusiasm and optimism that leads to creative outcomes.

Integrity – We employ the highest ethical standards and best practices, demonstrating honesty and fairness in every action.