Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium

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  • Address: 3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33905, United States, 33905
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2392753435
  • Fax: +1-2392759016
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Planetarium , Family And Kids, Social, Arts, Museums

Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium - Review

The place is a haven for those who wish to see the native animals of the place like, bald eagles, alligators, hawks etc. The place holds shows on a daily basis. They also have animal demonstrations. There is an excellently placed artificial habitat that can be relished and enjoyed here. One can visit the wetlands and enjoy the view at the butterfly house as well. There’s a planetarium as well, which has become the centre point of the place. The majority though still throngs here for the natural habitat of the place.

Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium Opening and Closing Hours

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  • To Fort Myers Station.

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  • Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium Address: 3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33905, United States, 33905
  • Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium Contact Number: +1-2392753435
  • Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Fort Myers include Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium in their plan

  • 75.31% of people start their Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Calusa Nature Center And Planetarium

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  • The place was very small. Animals cages were small and not a lot of variety. In the butterfly exhibit there was no more than 6 butterflies. The nature trail was closed due to damage from a hurricane that happened last year. The planetarium exhibit was informative. When I arrived there was a dead fox in the parking lot. It has the basic bones. It has room for improvement.

  • This is a very nice place, and I love the planetarium shows! Regarding certain comments posted by reviewers, the planetarium has perfectly fine quality, and you can't, "barely even tell what's going on", that's a bunch of baloney. The habitats are somewhat small, but a lot of these animals are injured. The volunteers have a passion for this and it shows.

  • If you come to Southwest Florida this should be on your list of places to visit. They've got lots of local animals, daily events, and miles of walking trails. It's great for families or nature lovers .The staff are super friendly and helpful and there are plenty of things to look at and learn. You can tell the people who workand volunteer really believe in nature preservation and respecting the environment .I'm looking forward to my next visit already .

  • My girlfriend took me here on a date and within a week I was volunteering here. The staff are nothing but friendly and cool people. The place is like a Disney film from the 90’s! I have yet to have a day where I’ve come here and thought any less of this facility and faculty. It’s a wonderful and necessary education center that I hope to see prosper and stay for years to come!

  • I have lived in Fort Myers for over 30 years. Both my daughter and grandkids really enjoy this nature Center. They're is also a planetarium which has laser light shows located on site. If you are going to walk the trails plan on spending at least two hours there. If not at least an hour. They have nice exhibits and even some regarding local items and subjects. They provide homes for a number of injured animals that could not be returned to the wild. Nice friendly staff and volunteers.

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