Beverly and Jon Thompson Discovery Zone

Now Open!
Permanent exhibit

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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 a fully articulated human skeleton and replica T. rex skull, view items under microscopes and enter a forest habitat.

The exhibit is FREE.

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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