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Museum members can have a first look at the new Discovery Zone. Enjoy full access to the exhibit during regular visiting hours.

Beverly and Jon Thompson Discovery Zone

Explore, observe, study, pretend and play! This new permanent exhibit designed for children 8 and under will have opportunities for the whole family to discover and learn together. It includes an area for infants and toddlers, as well as a vast array of touchable objects. See replicas of a fully articulated human skeleton and T. rex skull, view items under microscopes and enter a forest habitat.

The exhibit is FREE

More about the exhibit

The Beverly and Jon Thompson Discovery Zone was made possible by the generous support of Museum donors and is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Florida Division of Historical Resources and Alachua County Board of County Commissioners through the Tourist Development Tax.

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Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/visit

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