Member Admission

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Wednesday July 1

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10:00 AM  –  11:00 AM

Welcome back to The Bishop!

These tickets are for members of The Bishop's Discovery Society and may be used on the selected date and arrival timeTo change your intended arrival date or time, see above and select "Other Dates" and "Other Times" for additional options. 

If you are a member of a reciprocal organization and would like to use your reciprocal benefits, please call (941) 746-4131 x110 or email to make your reservation.

To reference your benefits, renew, or join the Discovery Society, click here.  If you have already registered for our site, be sure to log in above. If you have not already, Register online to save your information for your next visit! 

When you arrive, please have your ticket readily available along with your member card. Follow the link in your confirmation email to print the barcode at home or to show it on your mobile device. 


In alignment with CDC guidelines, Museum staff are wearing masks and all Museum guests over the age of 2 are also required to do so.  (Please bring your own mask)

*If you have a health condition that prohibits you from wearing a mask, please contact us in advance of your visit so we can accommodate your needs in a way that also provides for the safety of our other guests and staff.


The Planetarium has reopened!

To ensure a minimum of 6 feet of social distance between guests, viewers will be seated in every other row with at least three seats between groups in the same row. Rows will alternate for each presentation, with frequently touched surfaces wiped down between shows. The Bishop staff will also use a mister to sanitize seats. Seating is first come first served, reservations can be made upon arrival. The estimated time of the presentation is 15 mins. 



Please note the Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat is temporarily closed. We expect to open in late spring.