Welcome to the Florida Museum blog, a source for news from around the Museum, as well as content curated from other Museum blogs.

Science is awesomeWe celebrate the extant and extinct species of Florida and the world. We also look at the behind-the-scenes challenges and excitement of life in a museum and research institution.

We think science is pretty cool. And we want to inspire everyone else to get as excited about it as we are.


Jan 16, 2020

Museum Selfie Day 2020

This year’s #MuseumSelfieDay got pretty wild! We started with Lindsay Bloch’s nails painted to match some of her artifacts in…

Oct 2, 2019

Amazing frog photo leaps out at UPAA

Museum photographer Kristen Grace was once again recognized by the UPAA (University Photographers Association of America)! This time for a…

Jun 20, 2019

Hickory horned devil visitor

A visitor brought this caterpillar to us because they found it and weren’t sure what to do about it. We…

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