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

Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn

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Lunch & Learn

During Lunch & Learn, you bring a bag lunch and we supply plenty of food for thought! Each program features a talk by our staff or a local expert focusing on things happening in The Bishop or a different aspect of the world. 12:15-1p.m. on the second Wednesday of most months.

  • Tickets: $5.
  • Tickets can be purchased at the front desk upon arrival or online using the links below.

Programs and Online Tickets

Sept. 11: Where Science Meets Art: Using Science Fiction as a Method of Science Communication, with Alex Martin, Museum Educator

Oct. 9: Fossil Hunt in the Nebraska Badlands, with Hunter Windham, Museum Educator

Nov. 13: An Ocean of Seafood: Understanding Sustainable Choices, with Christine Michael, Museum Educator

Dec. 11: Diversity in Motion – Reptiles and Amphibians of Southwest Florida, with Becky Facer, Education Manager