Nature and Science

Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science
2201 Michigan Avenue
Coco 321-632-1830
Colorful dioramas depicting the area from the days of woolly mammoths and saber tooth cats to the modem era of rockets and space shuttles show visitors the diverse and rich history of Brevard County.

Brevard Zoo
8825 N. Wickham Road
Melbourne 321-254-WILD
Just an hour’s drive from Orlando is this 56-acre site featuring more than 480 animals representing 130 different species from Latin America, Native Florida, Asia, and Australia.

Central Florida Zoological Park
3755 NW Highway
Sanford 407-323-4450
Showcasing animals from around the world, the zoo offers an opportunity for a closer encounter with the animals through shows and interactive opportunities.

Discovery Cove at SeaWorld Orlando
6000 Discovery Cove Way
Orlando 877-577-7404
Swim with dolphins, snorkel with exotic fish, and hand-feed tropical birds in this daylong adventure. Admission by appointment only.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort
Lake Buena Vista 407-939-6244
Encounter wild animals, dinosaurs, and amazing characters along with spectacular shows and other attractions.

EFSC Planetarium & Observatory
1519 Clearlake Road
Cocoa 321-632-1111
World-class planetarium has seating for 210 under a 70-foot dome projection screen

Explorations V Children’s Museum
109 North Kentucky Avenue
Lakeland 863-687-3869

14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando 800-393-5297
Thousands of alligators, crocodiles, birds, and animals make this an exciting and educational place to visit.

Horse World Riding Stables
3705 S. Poinciana Boulevard
Kissimmee 407-847-4343
Pony rides and farm animals combine with 750 acres of wooded trails for more experienced riders.

The Kennedy Space Center
State Road 405
Kennedy Space Center 866-737-5235
Exhilarating and educational, the space program experience range from tours of the Rocket Garden to views of a full-scale replica of the Space Shuttle Explorer.

Marine Science Center
100 Lighthouse Drive
Ponce Inlet 386-304-5545
Visitors of all ages can discover and enjoy the wonders of marine science in whale, mangrove, mosquito, and sea turtle exhibits as well as a 5,000-gallon artificial reef aquarium.

Museum of Arts & Sciences
352 S. Nova Road
Daytona Beach 386-255-0285
The entire family will enjoy the wide range of exhibits and displays, the planetarium shows, and many special events.

Orlando Science Center
777 East Princeton Street
Orlando 407-514-2000
Discover a world of exhibits that provide rich interactive experiences using sound, graphics, animation, and video.

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