Inspiring people to care about life on Earth.

Our Vision

We inspire people to care about life on Earth and help shape a world in which nature and culture enrich every person.

Our Mission

We investigate, document and interpret biological and cultural heritage, fostering deep connections between people and the natural world through inspirational education and outreach.


Museum Locations

The Museum occupies three principal facilities on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville and the Randell Research Center in southwest Florida.

Museum Departments