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South Florida Museum and Bishop Planetarium

201 10th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-8635
+1 941-746-4131
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So much to do and learn.

I love this place. I loved going on field trips there in elementary school. I loved going to laser... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Deby B
Sarasota, Florida
Educational for all ages

Interesting and fun. Love the planatarium and the Manatee pool.great family outing. Coupons... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bradenton, Florida
via mobile
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Opens in 18 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
201 10th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-8635
+1 941-746-4131
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Reviewed yesterday

I love this place. I loved going on field trips there in elementary school. I loved going to laser light shows. I loved to bring all the children there. Now I can just go and stroll around for hours immersing in the Florida history.

Thank Deby B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting and fun. Love the planatarium and the Manatee pool.great family outing. Coupons available for free admission

Thank Willingham2014
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice place to spend a few hours. We love the programs offered, great classes for kids and families and Stelliferous Live is one of our favorite night time family outings.

Thank tracybp2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were blown away by the planetarium part of it, they showed movies that were so interesting. Then go see Snooty the manatee. I just couldn't believe how fascinating this place was. A definite must see.

Thank beejust53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The highlight of the Museum is meeting the 69 year old manatee and watching him get fed. And the fact they have a Planetarium on site is amazing. Be sure and take the time to see several of the shows. The displays are great and...More

Thank Boisenb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful... My 81 year old mother and a six year old child were both blown away. The lifelike exhibits and displays were amazing. The depictions of indian life versus current day were outstanding. The manatee exhibit with Snooty in her pool was amazing. I would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the museum in a week day when it is not busy. We had a great educational experience with our children. The aquarium and planetarium are wonderful. The teachers and educators are terrific. The front desk or admission woman appears to have severe difficulties...More

Thank ErnestandPat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really well done for a smaller museum. Very clean - very nice displays and information. Very enjoyable day.

Thank HAVG12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been numerous times ans always learn something new. From Florida History to Art to the fabulous Planetarium there is always something.

Thank Martha Ellen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small museum that usually has small numbers of attendees. It has a wide variety of interesting exhibits. Something for everyone. Planeterium has wonderful shows. Snooty the oldest Manatee in captivity is a delight to watch being hand fed. I can't say enough...More

Thank craigxt
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are there restaurant on site?
16 May 2017|
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Response from sher6215 | Reviewed this property |
No. There are no restaurants onsite, but many good ones within an easy walk (3-4 blocks). Pier 22 and o'Bricks are two of my favorites. Enjoy!
Should you have a guided tour if there is a large group?
16 May 2017|
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Response from bludvl69 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. So much to see and a lot of educational stuff.
How much are the tickets to all 3
12 April 2016|
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Response from Mostgirlicious | Reviewed this property |
We each paid $20 (2 adults).