Celebrate autumn with this free, fun-filled event! Want to carve your own pumpkin to take home? Play games and win prizes? Enjoy some tasty pumpkin treats? Come out with your friends and family for a day filled with excitement in our 8th Annual Taste of Pumpkin Festival.
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Florida Girls & Boys & Their Toys
Toys are for girls and boys – right? Actually, we’re never too old to appreciate them! In fact, as we get older, it’s hard to erase the excitement we felt from owning a favorite toy. Though toys have changed over time – plastics have replaced metals and corners aren’t so sharp – they still occupy […]
Sidewalk Science Center: Creating Educational Experiences in Public Spaces
When was the last time you conducted a science experiment? Have you looked at Jupiter or Saturn through a telescope recently? Have you held a gyroscope as it defies gravity, or conducted electricity through a chain of people at the playground? When you visit a Sidewalk Science Center, you get to participate in all of […]
Thirty Hills: The Cool and the Crazy
What’s one of the tiger’s habitats? The rain forest! Join us on this day as we explore the mysterious world of the rain forests in Sumatra and discover some of the cool, the crazy, and the downright creepy creatures that lived there. Following the talk, we will have art activities for everyone to partake in! […]
“Tiger! Tiger!” Exhibition
Imagine walking down a generations-old road. A rustle off to the side makes you snap to attention, and you hold your breath as a tiger crosses your path. Her ancestors have used this same road for as many generations as yours. In some parts of the world, people share their environment with tigers just as […]
“Tiger! Tiger!” Exhibit Opening Celebration
Join us as we celebrate the opening of our latest exhibit, “Tiger! Tiger!” with special guest Lisa Spencer-Novak from Big Cat Rescue! From hands-on activities to learning opportunities with materials from Big Cat Rescue itself, come on out for a fun, family-friendly day at the museum. This event is free and open to the public.
Celebrate Juneteenth at the Museum
Celebrate Juneteenth at the museum! We will have activities for both children and adults and will be showing movies all day. Our first film, showing at 11:30 AM, is Soul (PG), a family-friendly movie and Pixar’s first movie that features a Black lead (voiced by Jamie Foxx). Then at 1:30 PM, we will be showing Harriet (PG-13), starring Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman, […]