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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.


Mar 19, 2020

Listen here! We (heart) science!

Like so many millions of people around the world, a good number of our Museum staff, scientists and student researchers…

Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19 Update

The Florida Museum is now CLOSED to the public and will remain closed until further notice based on recommendations from…

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…

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