Museum opening hours: 10am to 3pm, Wednesday through Friday with entry times at 10-11am, 11am-noon, noon-1pm and 1-2pm (Last entry at 2pm) | 10am to 4pm on 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

Mosaic Backyard Universe

Mosaic Backyard Universe

The Mosaic Backyard Universe remains temporarily closed.

Southwest Florida’s Coolest Backyard!

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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