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Enter the world of Megalodon, the gigantic prehistoric shark that once commanded the world’s oceans! Be consumed with awe at a full-scale sculptural replica of the 60-foot-long apex predator, and explore the life of this fantastic ancient creature.
Members of all ages will have a jaw-some time at our first-ever VIRTUAL member reception.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the development of the exhibit from Darcie MacMahon, Director of Exhibits & Public Programs. Then Tyler Bowling, Program Manager of the Florida Program for Shark Research, and Victor Perez, Ph.D., from the Calvert Marine Museum will share fascinating facts and tales of Megalodon and its modern-day descendants.
Attendees are invited to participate in a LIVE Q&A at the end of the evening.
This event is for Museum members only.Reserve your virtual spot!
RSVP is required! Email RSVP@flmnh.ufl.edu by Thursday, Sept. 10!
Due to the exceptional popularity of member receptions, we are not able to accommodate any guests who are not members of the Florida Museum.
Exhibit On Display: Sept. 19, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021
We’re fortunate to have many wonderful partners in the Gainesville community, including the caterers and breweries below. We are grateful for their support and look forward to welcoming them back when we are once again able to host in-person events at the Museum. While we can’t host you tonight, we wanted to recognize their contributions in case you wanted to order in and have the full Museum event experience at home!
- Guests at our fundraisers and events have likely sampled delicious fare from Sweetwater Catering and Taste, both of whom have demonstrated sustained support for the Museum.
- First Magnitude Brewing Co. , Cypress & Grove Brewing Co. , and Dorn’s Liquors always generously offer their space for events and provide delicious beverages for our guests to enjoy.
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With gratitude to our Corporate Members for their generous sponsorship:
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