Museum opening hours: Beginning June 3: 10am to 3pm, Wednesday through Saturday with entry times at 10-11am, 11am-noon, noon-1pm and 1-2pm (Guests will not be admitted after 2pm) | Noon to 5pm on Sunday with entry times at noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm | Closed on Monday and Tuesday | Special Seniors-only hours from 10am to noon every Wednesday in June.

201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

Mission & Vision

Mission & Vision

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature Mission & Vision

Mission

To engage and inspire learners of all ages; we protect, interpret and communicate scientific and cultural knowledge of Florida, the world, and our universe.

Vision

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature will be an innovative regional center of education in natural science and history.

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.