Sarasota - Manatee

Museums and Galleries

This page lists museums and galleries with family friendly exhibits in the Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida area.
Kids Sarasota and Bradenton: Museums and Galleries - Fun 4 SRQ Kids
Anna Maria Island Historical Museum

The building located at 402 Pine Avenue was originally an icehouse built in 1920 by the city of Anna Maria's first mayor, Mitch Davis. Subsequently, i ...

Free: Yes
Area: Barrier Islands
402 Pine Ave, Anna Maria, FL, 34216
Art Center Sarasota

Art Center Sarasota offers creative opportunities that are affordable and accessible to the entire community with curated and juried exhibitions, clas ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Sarasota
707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34236
ArtCenter Manatee

The mission of ArtCenter Manatee is to provide a welcoming, professional environment, educate novice and experienced artists of all ages, provide gall ...

Area: West Bradenton
209 9th St West, Bradenton, FL, 34205
Crowley Museum and Nature Center

Experience Old Florida at Crowley Museum & Nature Center in Sarasota. Discover pioneer history and artifacts as you explore the museum, pioneer cabin, ...

Area: Myakka
16405 Myakka Road, Sarasota, Florida, 34240
Florida Maritime Museum, The

Take a voyage in time and tradition. Our port of call is somewhere in the past, but the Fish in front of the Best Betharbor is a modern museum facilit ...

Free: Yes
Area: West Bradenton
4415 119th Street West, Cortez, Florida, 34215
Florida Railroad Museum

The Museum offers one of the most unique museum experiences in the world. Here you "Ride the Exhibits!" The goal is preserving Florida's railroad hist ...

Area: North Manatee
12210 83rd St East, Parrish, Florida, 34219
Great Explorations Children's Museum

Great Explorations is Tampa Bay’s first children’s museum supporting a safe, hands on practical learning environment. For over 30 years, we have been ...

Type of Day Trip: Educational
1925 4th St. N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33704
Historic Spanish Point

Explore 30 historical, environmental, and archaeological acres at this irreplaceable outdoor museum on Little Sarasota Bay in Osprey, Florida. Learn a ...

Area: South Sarasota
337 N. Tamiami Trail, Osprey, Florida, 34229
Manatee County Agricultural Museum

At the Manatee County Agricultural Museum you will explore five rooms featuring the county's primary commodities: Livestock, Vegetables, Citrus, Horti ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Manatee
1015 6th Street West, Palmetto, Florida, 34221
Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy

Part of our mission is to collect and preserve work of artistic and whimsical importance. Our collection is bright and colorful. The artwork will li ...

Area: North Sarasota
2121 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34234
North Port Art Center

The North Port Art Center is a non-profit, visual arts organization for everyone who enjoys the arts. We offer a variety of art classes for adults, ch ...

Area: North Port/Englewood
5950 Sam Shapos Way, North Port, FL, 34287
Powel Crosley Estate and Museum

The purpose of the Powel Crosley Museum is to provide an educational environment in which current and future business leaders might learn and develop ...

Area: North Sarasota
8374 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34243
Ringling, The

The Ringling is the perfect place for a day filled with family fun! Visit the Museum of art with a family guidebook. Explore the circus museum, includ ...

Area: North Sarasota
5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, Florida, 34243
Sarasota Classic Car Museum

Sarasota Classic Car Museum is recognized as the second oldest continuously operating antique car museum in the Nation! As you stroll through the mus ...

Area: North Sarasota
5500 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida, 34243
Sarasota Museum of Art, The

The Sarasota Museum of Art, a division of Ringling College of Art and Design, will serve as a catalyst for appreciation and understanding of world-cla ...

Area: North Sarasota
1001 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, 34236
South Florida Museum

Come experience Florida's largest natural and cultural history Museum! Take a ride through space and see Florida manatees all at the South Florida Mus ...

Area: West Bradenton
201 10th St. W, Bradenton, Florida, 34205
State College of Florida Fine Art Gallery

The SCF Fine Art Gallery provides dynamic exhibitions that embrace critical issues and connections between art, education and culture. The Fine Art Ga ...

Area: West Bradenton
5840 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL, 34207
Tampa Baseball Museum

There’s something special about baseball in Tampa. It started with a little boy dreaming of the big leagues. This boy, Al Lopez, became Tampa’s first ...

Type of Day Trip: Educational
2003 North 19th Street, Tampa, FL, 33605
Venice Art Center

The mission of the Venice Art Center is to provide cultural resources to the community and to encourage the knowledge and appreciation of visual art i ...

Area: Venice/Nokomis
390 Nokomis Ave. South, Venice, FL, 34285
Venice Museum and Archives

The mission of the Venice Museum and Archives (VMA) is to collect and preserve historical and archaeological material relating to Venice and the commu ...

Free: Yes
Area: Venice/Nokomis
351 Nassau Street South, Venice, FL, 34285