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General Admission

Adults & Children (ages 3+)

Children 2 & Under






10% off with active ID


Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

Field trips can take place from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. during the week and may impact the availability of some museum spaces. You are welcome to view our upcoming field trip schedule or call before your visit for more information at 850-664-1261.

​Holiday Hours/Upcoming Closures

  • Summer hours begin May 28 (open Mon-Sat from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.)
  • Closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day

Group Discounts

  • Reduced rate for groups of 15 or more.

  • Groups of 20 or more require confirmation of date.

Please call 850-664-1261 for more information on group visits and dates.

Museums for All Participating Location

The Museums for All program supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits visiting the center for a minimal fee of $3 per person, up to four people, with the presentation of a SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. Simply present your EBT card and photo ID at admissions to receive this discount.

Online Ticketing

General admission tickets can be purchased online through our Square account website. Please check in with the front desk when you arrive so we can confirm your online passes.



​​Museum services include

  • Accessible parking spaces

  • Accessible restrooms

  • Accessible walkways and ramps indoors and outdoors

  • Numerous accessible exhibits

  • Registered/licensed service animals are allowed

For inquiries regarding ADA access, special accommodations, or sensory-friendly group visits, please call 850-664-1261 or email

Food and Drink

Since we are a smaller museum, we do not have a cafe. However, you are welcome to bring in food and drink. We also offer various snacks (chips, crackers, cookies, etc.) for $1.50, various sodas and juices for $1.50, and bottled water for $1.00. We also now sell Dippin' Dots ice cream pouches for $5.00 each.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have some questions about your upcoming visit? Be sure to check our frequently asked questions page.


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