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Inspiring People to Connect with Nature

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Hours of Operation
Planetarium Lobby and Nature Center and Trails
Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Adults $10 | Children $5 | Members FREE

Daily Programming
(included with admission)

Tuesday - Saturday
12:15 pm Planetarium Show
1:15 pm Animal Talk
2:15 pm Planetarium Show

12:15 pm Planetarium Show
1:15 pm Animal Talk
2:15 pm Planetarium Show
3:30 pm Planetarium Show

Events and Happenings!

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Wild Birthday Package

Schedule your next birthday party here!

Celebrate your child’s birthday by getting WILD in the Iona House! The package includes 2.5 hours of party time and two choices from the following activities: private planetarium show, private animal show, guided environmental arts and crafts activity, nature bingo with prizes, or a guided nature hike! Your child's next birthday party will be a wild adventure! Talk to us by calling (239)-275-3435 or sending an email!

Birthday Party for 20 Kids and 10 Adults - Starting at $500

Internships Opportunities Available In:

Animal Care / Wildlife Management
Environmental Education
Marketing and Public Relations
Non-Profit Management 
Astronomy / Astrophysics
Employment Opportunities: There are no positions available at this time.
Please click HERE to submit your resume for future opportunities.


Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to environmental education and preservation. Our 105-acre site is home to many rescue animals, two nature trails, a planetarium theater, a bird aviary, a butterfly garden, and meeting areas. 


Hours of Operation: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Tuesday - Sunday

3450 Ortiz Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33905 | 239.275.3435

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