Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium

Fort Myers, FL

Where are we going?

Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Avenue
Fort Myers

239 275 3435

What is there to do?

Calusa Nature Centre and Planetarium

Their museum welcomes families and is themed around Southwest Florida's natural history and includes interpretive panels on local environmental issues.

The Planetarium offers great starscape experiences with a varying schedule of displays.

The live exhibits are focussed on by interpretive panels and daily educational programmes to get the most from the visit, plus walk through butterfly house and bird aviaries. The Audubon Aviary is specifically home to injured and recuparating birds of prey.

The three outdoor nature trails are push and wheel chair accessible and offer great views.

How much does it cost?

Adults: $10

Children: $5 to $10

Free Under: 2 years.


When can we go?

Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm?; Sunday 11am to 5pm.


Any top tips?

Join Volunteer Docent Norm DeWolfe every Tuesday and Friday (except last Friday of the month) at 10am for a guided walk of the Cypress Swamp Boardwalk. He has been leading the walk for years and is one of the best interpreters of the swamp! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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