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The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium

3450 Ortiz Avenue, Fort Myers, FL , 33905
239-275-3435 | Fax: 239-275-9016

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About The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium


The Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, a private, not-for-profit environmental education center, includes a small natural history museum, an Audubon aviary which houses permanently injured birds of prey, nature trails and a planetarium that features astronomy programs and laser light shows. Admission to the center and planetarium is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 3 to 12. Group rates are available.
Daily Programs
10 a.m.: Guided Walk (Tuesdays and Fridays, except last Friday of the month)
1 p.m. Live Reptile Program
1:30 p.m. Planetarium Show, "Stargazing"
1:30 p.m.Planetarium Show, "The Sky Tonight" (Tuesdays)
2:20 p.m. Meet the Mammals
3 p.m.Planetarium Show, "Two Small Pieces of Glass" (Not shown Tuesdays)
3 p.m. Planetarium Show, "Venus; Planet in the Sunset & Spotlight" (Tuesdays)
3 p.m. Dog Days Sundays ($5.00 per dog, Sundays only)


Day Business Hours
Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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