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

IQuest

IQuest

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IQuest

IQuest is a monthly program for smart and curious middle school students in grades 6-8. While each IQuest is different, you can always expect challenging projects and games that inspire out-of-the-box solutions to real-world problems. IQuest takes place from 4-8 pm on the second Saturday of most months. 

IQuest details:

  • Cost: $5 – Kids Only! Paid reservations required
  • Refreshments: Admission includes a slice of pizza and a drink
  • Tickets: Paid reservations required; please purchase tickets online using the links below
  • IQuest FAQ

Programs and Online Tickets:

March 14: Modern Dinos

Some dinosaurs never disappeared — they still exist among our feathered friends! Explore the amazing adaptations of ancient and modern birds, and learn how to keep them around for millennia to come.

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April 11: Conservation Conversation

2020 marks 50 years since Earth Day began. Discover the history behind — and the importance of — Earth Day by exploring methods of conservation, including making your own recycled paper.

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May 9: Land Through the Lens

Explore The Bishop’s newest photography exhibition, Myakka River: A Florida Treasure by Clyde Butcher. Then test out fascinating photography tricks involving lighting, perspective and more.

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June 13: Ocean Motion: Mapping Aquatic Animals

Dive into an underwater world previously inaccessible to humans. Through current technology, we will discover mysterious movements of some of our favorite ocean animals.

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