It's free to visit this Florida Museum of Natural History. You can also buy a ticket to visit the Butterfly Rainforest inside. They have many intersting displays of our Florida natural history. They also have some special exhibitions from time to time.
My daughters are 38 and 36 and ever since they were little tykes we went to the Florida State Museum almost weekly... of course it has become a much more impressive attraction since it moved many years ago to its new location on the UF campus, but it remains an amazing facility.... now I take my grandchildren and always am... 更多
We didn't give ourselves nearly enough time to do the museum justice, especially with their intriguing traveling special on plants. So we turned around in less than a week and did another round. Still didn't see half of the exhibits so I'm sure we'll be back again soon. This University of Florida museum is a gem and not to be... 更多
I always introduce this gem to our-of-town guests, and always hear great feedback! Many Florida residents outside of Gainesville don't know about this place, and that it serves as the collective repository for natural artifacts from the entire state. Amazing exhibits and collections, even for novices. The butterfly garden is so impressive, not just for kids and nature lovers -... 更多
It's really cool to have thousands of beautiful butterflies from all over the world flying all around you as you walk through the really nice rainforest. Even landing on you sometimes. Very friendly employees!
One of the best organized and intriguing museums one can visit. From an amazing collection of archeological demonstrations to a children's discovery center, this museum has it all. You could spend the day just exploring all the different displays and material available. Even if you visit only once, it is a treat. For those of us who can visit more... 更多
Recommended for families with young children. For the butherflyes exhibition call before because they could not be exhibit due cold tempartures.
Located on UF campus, the Florida Museum of Natural History does not disappoint! The layout of the exhibits is beautiful and engaging. I was unable to check out the butterfly garden due to rain, but the museum itself made up for that. There is windows to labs available to watch students and employees do their research and experiments which was... 更多