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Florida Museum hosts plant sale April 21-23 with more than 100 species

Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, United States

The Florida Museum of Natural History will host an in-person plant sale with roughly 100 species of difficult-to-find and pollinator-friendly plants April 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and April 23 from 1 to 5 p.m. Accent, host, native and nectar plants are available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting the Florida Museum’s […]

Florida Museum’s ‘Discovery Nights’

Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, United States

Join the Florida Museum of Natural History on Sept. 30 from 8 p.m. to midnight for a one-of-a-kind silent disco event! Enjoy a night of discovery and dancing at the Florida Museum with proceeds directly supporting student research, internships and fieldwork opportunities. Chat with museum researchers, sip on themed cocktails and enjoy the sounds of […]

$85

First Magnitude beer launch Nov. 3 supports Florida Museum butterfly conservation efforts

First Magnitude 1220 SE Veitch St,, Gainesville,, Florida, United States

The Florida Museum of Natural History and First Magnitude Brewing Co. will host a fundraiser to help support butterfly conservation on Friday, Nov. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. First Magnitude will release a new India pale ale style brew called “Night Life Black IPA,” highlighting nocturnal insects like Io and luna moths. T-shirts will […]

Florida Museum FPAN free campus bike tour

Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, United States

The Historic Bike Tour at the Florida Museum of Natural History gives guests the chance to learn about the archaeological sites and historic features on the University of Florida campus. The Florida Public Archaeology Network will lead this free, fun-for-all-ages tour from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 5. Pre-registration is required, and guests […]

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UF employees receive free ‘Butterfly Rainforest’ and ‘Antarctic Dinosaurs’ admission Dec. 2

Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, United States

The Florida Museum of Natural History is hosting its annual UF faculty and staff appreciation day on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. University of Florida employees with a valid Faculty/Staff Gator 1 card may receive one free admission to the “Butterfly Rainforest” and “Antarctic Dinosaurs” exhibits. Employees may also receive a […]

Celebrate women and girls in science at the Florida Museum Feb. 10

Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, United States

Celebrate “International Women and Girls in Science Day” at the Florida Museum of Natural History on Saturday, February 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Take part in hands-on activities and experiments and meet local scientists during this free public event. Hear women share their stories of their path into science and about careers in […]

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Tot Trot: Forests

Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, United States

Get your toddler excited about science and natural history! Join Discovery Zone nature ambassadors for an exciting and interactive nature walk. Each program highlights an outdoor area and encourages exploration with a closer look at nature and Museum objects. This program promotes sensory experiences, investigation and exploration with a focus on science. Each Tuesday we […]

Tot Trot: Oceans

Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, United States

Get your toddler excited about science and natural history! Join Discovery Zone nature ambassadors for an exciting and interactive nature walk. Each program highlights an outdoor area and encourages exploration with a closer look at nature and Museum objects. This program promotes sensory experiences, investigation and exploration with a focus on science. Each Tuesday we […]

Florida Museum hosts ‘Black in Natural History Museums Celebration’ Feb. 24

Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, United States

As part of Black History Month, the Florida Museum of Natural History is hosting the “Black in Natural History Museums Celebration” on Saturday, February 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. Learn about the wide variety of careers available in the museum industry from members of the Black in Natural History Museums organization as they discuss […]

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Tot Trot: Foraging, FREE DAY!

Florida Museum of Natural History 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, United States

Get your toddler excited about science and natural history! Join Discovery Zone nature ambassadors for an exciting and interactive nature walk. Each program highlights an outdoor area and encourages exploration with a closer look at nature and Museum objects. This program promotes sensory experiences, investigation and exploration with a focus on science. Each Tuesday we […]