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Get your toddler excited about science and natural history! Join Discovery Zone nature ambassadors for an exciting and interactive Florida Museum tour. Each tour highlights a specific exhibit or outdoor area and encourages exploration with a closer look at Museum objects.

This program promotes sensory experiences, investigation and exploration with a focus on science.

Length: About 1.5 hours
Age: Recommended for children ages 2-5 years old (child must be accompanied by an adult chaperone)

Tour/Nature Walk cost Members Non-Members
Child/Adult Pair $6 $8
Each Additional Person $3 $4

Schedule

Check-in Opens (9:15 a.m. or 12:15 p.m.):
Please arrive early to check in. Meet at the Museum’s picnic tables outside and you will be escorted to the Discovery Zone exhibit.

Start (9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.):
Walk as a group to the Discovery Zone exhibit for an introduction on the topic.

Introduction (about 15 minutes):
Receive an overview on the tour topic as well as participate in hands-on activities that will engage both children and caregivers.

Exhibit Tour (about an hour):
See and touch real Museum objects during a guided interactive exhibit exploration.
or
Nature Walk (about 30 minutes):
Hike outside on trails behind the Museum while allowing children to safely touch and interact with items in the surrounding environment. We will encourage teachable moments that are part of being outside in nature.

End (10:45 a.m. or 1:45 p.m.):
Wrap-up and enjoy a snack of peanut-free trail mix.

What to expect and bring

NEW! How to register

Please fill out the form below to reserve your place. Space is limited to 10 families/groups.

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