Patrick A F B, Florida
History, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
The physical location of the museum is not related to the mailing address. Mapping programs will not display actual location of the museum. The 45th Space Wing Public Affairs Office hosts a free historic bus tour for the general public the second Wednesday of each month. The three-hour tour includes visits to the Air Force Space and Missile Museum, historic launch pads and the historic Cape Canaveral Lighthouse. The tour begins at 9:00 AM at the south gate of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Coral Gables, Florida
Botanical Garden, History, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Conservation of orchid species and their habitats has been a cornerstone of the AOS since our founding in 1921. Through its members and staff, the Society plays a major role in the formulation of world orchid conservation opinion and policies. By working to save orchids and their habitats here and abroad, we preserve their beauty and important role in the planet's ecosystem.
Natural History, Science
More than thirty-five exhibits display world-wide shells, with special focus on Southwest Florida shells. Acclaimed video Mollusks in Action is shown five times daily. Store offers books and shell-motif gift items. Daily programming and demonstrations. See website for details.
Anthropology, Aquarium, Archaeology, Children's, History, Natural History, Planetarium, Science
The South Florida Museum is the largest natural and cultural history museum on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Under that same roof is also the Parker Manatee Aquarium, home to Snooty, thought to be the oldest living manatee in captivity at age 61. With Snooty, are manatees in rehabilitation for US Fish and Wildlife. The Bishop Planetarium is a digital planetarium which serves also as a multipurpose theater.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Natural History, Science
The museum's focus is on Brevard County and the East Central Florida Region, by presenting exhibits on Windover, Brevard's oldest Archaeological Dig site, Taylor collection, Pioneer Women, Florida Crackers, Canaveral Lighthouse, Reference & Research Library, Citrus Industry, a Butterfly Garden, 22 acre nature reserve with trails and the Children's Imagination Station, just to name a few.
Located on the central campus of Broward Community College, the planetarium was built in 1965 through a bequest of aviation pioneer Emil Buehler. Over the past 35 years, the planetarium has presented star shows and astronomical programs to almost a million visitors. As a result of a substantial gift from the Emil Buehler Trust, the planetarium has been completely renovated, reopening in 1988 with a Zeiss M1015 star projector and a sophisticated computerized automation system.
Art, Children's, Culture, History, Science
The Golisano Children's Museum of Naples (C?mon) is Southwest Florida's first museum devoted for children and families to learn through play. With hands-on exhibit galleries, the accessible museum invites visitors of all ages to journey through the swamps of the Everglades, weave through a maze, climb a two-story banyan tree, or experiment with the water play station.
To inspire creative thinking, future inventors, and early entrepreneurs.
The Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention - located in Gainesville, Florida - is named for Dr. James Robert Cade, the physician, musician, researcher and inventor best known for leading the University of Florida team that created Gatorade, to honor his creative spirit and passion for new ideas.
The Cade Museum is a hands-on solution to some very real problems.
Fort Myers, Florida
Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Planetarium, Science
The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium is a private, 501(c)(3), not for profit, environmental education organization located in Fort Myers, Florida. Our 105-acre site has a museum, three nature trails, a 44'-diameter dome theater planetarium, butterfly and bird aviaries, a gift shop and meeting and picnic areas.
Enter the lush tropical world of the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens. A relaxing, entertaining and educational experience for the entire family. We’ve been at our present location since July 4, 1975 and we look forward to your visit.
Boca Raton, Florida
Children's, Park, Science
To educate children through interactive hands-on exhibits which serve as the focal point in providing unique avenues for exploring the wonders of science and increasing the scientific and technological literacy of children.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a Florida non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, dedicated to restoring and preserving our marine life and environment through leadership in education, research and the rescue, rehabilitation and release of marine life. Visit www.SeeWinter.com to see speaker series lectures planned for the entire year. CMA is home to dolphins, sea turtles, river otters, stingrays, nurse sharks and more.
Children's, General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Facilitate enjoyment and understanding of southwest Florida nature and history; Promote Environmental awareness; and Foster Responsible Stewardship
Art, Children's, Culture, History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The Discovery Center now occupies the "former" Tuscawilla Youth Center (Armory) building in downtown Tuscawilla Park in Ocala, Florida. This new and exciting change will be a part of the City's ReDiscover Tuscawilla Park Project, along with plans for the addition of pavilions, a new all-inclusive playground, connecting sidewalks and fishing platforms.
Fort Myers, Florida
Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Science
The Edison & Ford Winter Estates is a National Register Historic Site as well as a Florida Historic Landmark. The Site includes 13 historic buildings and 20 acres of tropical gardens as well as a 1927 botanic research lab and a 15,000 square foot museum. The site is open daily from 9-5 and evenings for special events and rentals. The education program is well developed and reaches all ages and interests in history, the arts, culture and science.
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Science
This general museum features a variety of exhibits which focus on three areas--art, history and technology. The highlight of the permanent exhibitions is the auto gallery which features a unique robotic display with over fifty vehicles. The robot retrieves vehicles upon request and brings them to a display turn table for examination.
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
To stimulate interest in and further understanding of science and technology primarily through the operation of an informal educational institution serving effectively the broadest audience possible, with the emphasis on grades K-12, underserved populations and their families.
Fort Pierce, Florida
To provide informative exhibits , publications, and educational programs which communicate to a diverse public the exciting aspects of marine biology and technology, and the state-of-the-art science being pursued at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution. To provide an intellectual setting for meetings, a high-quality marine-oriented gift shop, and research and teaching collections of biological specimens of local importance.
Palm Coast, Florida
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Science, Specialized
The Florida Agricultural Museum preserves heritage livestock breeds of Iberian descent. We own herds of Florida Cracker Horses and Cattle, both of which are among the rarest livestock breeds in existence today. The Museum offers tours of the Strawn Citrus Complex from the 1930s, the Clark Homestead and Traxler Store from the 1890s. The Black Cowboys exhibit can be visited in Espanola building.