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Connecting people 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) Subject to change/cancellation

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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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

We are closed to the public Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

3450 Ortiz Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33905 | 239.275.3435

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

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Internship Opportunities Available In:

Animal Care / Wildlife Management
Environmental Education
Marketing and Public Relations
Non-Profit Management 
Employment Opportunities:
Please click HERE to submit your resume for these and future opportunities.

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