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Description:

From wedding receptions and holiday parties to client appreciations and product launches, the Museum provides a stunning, unique backdrop for your event. With adventures and artifacts around every turn, the venue is a refreshing alternative to traditional reception halls. Best of all, your fees will be used to help support the Museum's growing exhibit and educational programs. Visit www.flmnh.ufl.edu/rentals for more info.

Amenities:
  • Amenities:
  • Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Internet Connectivity - Wired
  • Average Visit Time:
  • 1 - 2 hours, 2 - 3 hours,
  • Contact Information:
  • Group Sales Email groupinfo@flmnh.ufl.edu, Group Sales Phone Number (352) 273-2027,

Capacity Chart

Name Banquet Capacity Classroom Capacity Reception Capacity Square Feet
Lucille T. Maloney Classroom - 150 - 1622
Central Gallery and Galleria 100 - 500 3465
Butterfly Rainforest Gallery - - 40 1514

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School Holiday Camps: Inventors

February 15, 2016
This Presidents Day learn about inventors and the inventions they brought to life. Drop-off for the morning session is 8-8:30 a.m. and pickup is noon-12:30 p.m. For the afternoon session, drop-off is 12:30-1 p.m. and pickup is 4:30-5 p.m. Register your child for the morning, afternoon or full day. A half-day session is $27 for members, $30 non-members. A full-day session is $45 for members, $50 non-members. Students should dress for outdoor activities and full-day students should bring a sack lunch. Pre-registration is required. Visit www.flmnh.ufl.edu/events/camps/school-holiday or call 352-273-2061.
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/events/camps/school-holiday/
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Ask a Scientist: Geology

March 06, 2016
Florida Museum visitors may bring specimens and find answers during an afternoon of discovery and learning on March 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants for “Ask a Scientist: Geology” may talk one-on-one with researchers from UF’s department of geological sciences. For more information visit www.flmnh.ufl.edu/calendar/grid/ask-scientist-geology or call 352-273-2064.
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/calendar/grid/ask-scientist-geology
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Can You Dig It?

March 12, 2016
Discover the earth at your feet during this free, fun-for-all-ages geology event! Enjoy hands-on activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and watch demonstrations of volcanic eruptions. Presented in part by the UF department of geological sciences. For more information, visit www.flmnh.ufl.edu/canyoudigit or call 352-273-2064.
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/canyoudigit
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Science Café: Columbus and Cannibals

March 14, 2016 - March 15, 2016
Learn how two very different worlds collided, one of Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus and that of the Native Americans at the Florida Museum’s “Science Café” on March 14 at 6:30 p.m. Led by William F. Keegan, Florida Museum curator of Caribbean archaeology, the café will be held at Blue Gill Quality Foods, 1310 SW 13th St., in Gainesville. Reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP, visit http://bit.ly/1Rrj2vz .
http://bit.ly/1Rrj2vz

bdunckel@flmnh.ufl.edu

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Homeschool Day: Butterfly Rainforest

April 04, 2016
The Florida Museum of Natural History invites home-schooled students to participate in guided programs offered to traditional school groups on April 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. The home-schoolers can explore the featured exhibits, investigate specimens up-close, participate in hands-on activities and tour exhibits with museum docents. For information on pricing, visit www.flmnh.ufl.edu/educators/school-groups/homeschool-days or call 352-273-2030.
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/calendar/grid/homeschool-day-3/
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Science Café: Plight of the Honey Bee

April 11, 2016 - April 12, 2016
Enjoy a lively discussion on the topic “Plight of the Honey Bee” at the Florida Museum’s “Science Café” on April 11 at 6:30 p.m. Led by Gahan Endowed Associate Professor Jamie Ellis fromthe Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory and UF department of entomology and nematology, the event will be held at Blue Gill Quality Foods, 1310 SW 13th St., in Gainesville. Reservations are required. For more information or to RSVP, visit http://bit.ly/1QPCgJE
http://bit.ly/1QPCgJE

bdunckel@flmnh.ufl.edu

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Girl Scouts Explore

May 06, 2016 - May 07, 2016
The Florida Museum of Natural History is offering “Girl Scouts Explore: Archaeology” May 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts will earn a special patch created for this event allowing Scouts to explore the world of archaeology and find out about Florida’s past. For more information and pricing, visit www.flmnh.ufl.edu/events/camps/scout-explorations/ or call 352-273-2061.
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/events/camps/scout-explorations/
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Creative B Movie Series

July 08, 2016 - July 30, 2016
Join a panel of scientists, artists and special effects experts as we view and discuss films in the Creative 'B' Movie Series. Friday nights in July, the Museum and Creative B host a free movie screening to explore the balance between science and art with our expert panel. The Museum will be open to the public from 6 to 10 p.m. The panel discussion starts at 7 p.m., followed by the movie. Parental discretion is advised.
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/calendar/grid/

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