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Barrier Island Sanctuary Management and Education Center

Exhibits educate groups about Barrier Island’s underwater life. Activities include taking an interpretive walk along the beach, examining turtle skulls, analyzing water and soil, and helping to clean up the beach. 8385 Florida A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951. Brevard County. Tel: 321-723-3556. Cost: Free.... More Info

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Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens

Explore the work of 20th century sculptor Albin Polasek with exhibits on international and regional artists. 633 Osceola Avenue Winter Park, FL 32789. Tel: 407-647-6294. Cost: Fee/Suggested Donation.

Alfred B. Maclay Gardens

3540 Thomasville Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32309. 850-487-4556. These gardens feature scenic natural views and floral architecture, with a brick walkway, secret garden, and reflection pool. Trails are open to the public, along with space for picnics and fishing. Free.

Baker Museum

See works by Diego Rivera, Picasso, and Jackson Pollock, and enjoy a hands-on art activity in drawing, sketching, and more. 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples, FL 34108. Collier County. Tel: 239-254-2621. Cost: Free.

Deerfield Beach Arboretum

2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442. 954-480-4494. Contains 200+ kinds of exotic trees from five continents. Keep an eye out for turtles, ducks, and many other kinds of wildlife. Be sure to visit the Butterfly Garden! Free/Fee.

Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida

Focuses on the past Holocaust victims with exhibits and films from the tragic period. Exhibits include witness survivors, art work, and memorials. 851 N Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL 32751. Tel: 407-628-0555. Cost: Free/Suggested Donation.

Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA Miami)

See minimalist and contemporary art at the museum and participate in hands-on activities. Miami Design District, 4040 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137. Tel: 305-901-5272. Cost: Free.

John C. Gifford Arboretum

Memorial Dr., Coral Gables, FL 33146. 305-284-1302. This arboretum on the University of Miami campus has hundreds of trees and other plants, with interpretive signage and exhibit areas for unique families of trees, natives, mulberry plants, and more. Free.

Kampong

4013 Douglas Rd., Miami, FL 33133. 305-442-7169. The Kampong is home to various tropical plants and trees. Visitors can see heritage plants from Southeast Asia and the Americas, and exotic fruit such as the candle fruit and egg fruit. Guided tours include a visit to the on-site museum. Fee/Free.

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

4700 S.W. 58th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608. 352-372-4981. See the water gardens, featuring 4 waterfalls, wildlife, and giant Water Platters, the world’s largest species of water lily! Visit the fern cobble, bamboo garden, herb garden, hummingbird garden, and others. Fee/Free.

Miami Beach Botanical Garden

2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139. 305-673-7256 ext. 204. Visitors can see a rich assortment of orchids, palms, bromeliads, and edible plants, as well as see and smell the many beautiful flowering trees, which bloom at different times throughout the year. Free/Fee.

Nature Coast Botanical Gardens

1489 Parker Ave., Spring Hill, FL 34606. 352-683-9933. Spend a relaxing afternoon at the many themed gardens in Nature Coast, such as the rose garden, waterfall, tropical rainforest, oriental tea garden, and butterfly garden. Visit the plant nursery, and purchase a plant to take home. Free.

Norton Museum of Art

Take a tour of exhibits featuring items such as hand-written letters, pop art, photography, and more. 1451 S. Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Tel: 561-832-5196 ext. 1146. Cost: Free.

Sculpture Park at FIU

The sculptures on the FIU campus include both older and contemporary works in glass, metal, stone, and more. Pick up a map at the Frost Art Museum for a self-guided tour of the park. 11200 SW 8th St., Miami, FL 33199. Tel: 305-348-6283. Cost: Free.