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Review of Florida Museum of Natural History

Florida Museum of Natural History
3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
352-846-2000
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Ranked #2 of 20 attractions in Gainesville
Type: Natural History Museums
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Owner description: Native American and natural history exhibits in this museum at the University of Florida.
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Having livrd all over the East Coast and traveled extensively it was great to find a world class museum in a small city. The special exhibitions have been outstanding as is yhe permanent collection. BRAVO!!!!!

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Clermont, Florida
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“Don't Miss This While Visiting Gainesville!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Not much to dislike as we try to visit this place every time we are in Gainesville. Fabulous exhibits and butterfly gardens. Visiting exhibits and the butterfly garden have a price tag, but the rest is free! Highly recommend paying to see the butterfly garden though!

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Gainesville, Florida
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“Super place to learn about fossils”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

A lot of information about fossils. My daughter was able to get the information and pictures she wanted.

Visited October 2012
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Glen St Mary
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“Great place to spend some time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

We got a groupon for here with the butterfly rainforest. The butterflys were great but we were very pleased and suprised how much we liked the museum. There was so much to look at. Great for everyone.

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Frederick, MD
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“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The museum is wonderful and free. The Butterfly Rainforest is reasonably priced as butterfly programs go, considering this is much larger, with a tremendous number and variety of butterflies. I could spend all day there if my kids would let me!
Biggest flaw is that the guide provided for identifiation has not even half of the species that are in the garden. But the student guides are very helpful at answering questions.
For those with strollers or walkers, the walkways are not really wide enough to share with the many other visitors.

Visited November 2012
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