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

School Family Nights

School Family Nights

School Family Nights

Want to do something special for the families at your school? Get exclusive access to the Museum for your school with a Family Night program. Family Night programs include two hours of after hours access to the Museum, with a scavenger hunt and Planetarium show of your choice.

To book a School Family Night, please contact the Education department at or at 941-746-4131 ext. 113 to find out about available dates.