South Florida Museum’s Bishop Planetarium

The Bishop Planetarium at South Florida Museum aims to inspire groups of all ages. The facility is the region’s leading space astronomy education, and also serves as a multimedia theater for films, live entertainment, and digital art performances. Planetarium shows focus on galaxies, nebulas, planets, constellations, and more. Groups can enjoy live presentations such as This Month’s Skies, where they will learn about the objects that can be seen in the current night skies. Be sure to visit the rest of the museum during your visit, which includes the Parker Manatee Aquarium and exhibits featuring archaeological artifacts.
 
Contact Info
Address: 201 10th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205. Manatee County. Tel: 941-746-4131. Email: info@SouthFloridaMuseum.org. Website: www.southfloridamuseum.org/ThePlanetarium. Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM–5PM.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Cost: Fee.

SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.