Natural History, Zoo
Our mission is to encourage an appreciation for the world's wildlife and help conserve it for future generations.
Children's, General, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Moccasin Lake Nature Park is an Environmental and Energy Education Center providing residents and visitors to beautiful Clearwater with a natural retreat from the concrete and asphalt setting of the urban environment and offers a change of vistas from the famous white sandy beaches. This is a place where you can enjoy a small piece of Florida's natural history. Come walk the nature trails where you might visually encounter egrets, ospreys, butterflies, turtles or the occasional alligator.
Gainesville’s premier nature park, Morningside Nature Center, is one of the last remaining examples of fire-dependent longleaf pine woodlands in the area. More than seven miles of trails wind through sandhill, flatwoods, cypress domes, and areas where native vegetation is being restored. Morningside boasts a spectacular wildflower display and opportunity to see a diverse array of wildlife.
Aquarium, Natural History
From its humble beginnings in tiny shed in a small Florida town, Mote Marine Laboratory has expanded to include a 10.5-acre campus in Sarasota, Fla., with field stations and public exhibits in Key West and field stations in Summerland Key and Charlotte Harbor. Florida's extensive coastline and marine and estuarine environments have enabled Mote scientists to build a platform of marine research conducted in the nearshore environment.
Daytona Beach, Florida
Art, Children's, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Planetarium
The Museum of Arts and Sciences, Volusia County's largest cultural institution, is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and features 100,000 square feet of arts, science, history, children's and nature exhibits and regularly changing programs.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
General, History, Natural History, Park, Science, Specialized
There is always something new happening at the Museum of Discovery and Science. Spend a day of discovery exploring hundreds of interactive exhibits including an outdoor Science Park.
History, Natural History, Planetarium, Science
Investigate whales, dolphins, and manatees in Atlantic Tails." Travel through space in the new Bryan-Gooding Planetarium. Relive Northeast Florida History in "Currents of Time." Come face-to-face with animals of the region in the "Florida Naturalist's Center," and explore "The Body Within."
Pine Island Center, Florida
Archaeology, History, Natural History
Dedicated to preserving Pine Island's past for the future. The past includes fossils, pre-Columbian artifacts, the Calusa Indians, the arrival of the Spanish, the early fishermen, settlers, development and history of the islands in our immediate area.