Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science
The Brevard Museum can be found in Cocoa, FL behind Eastern Florida State College's Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory. The museum also has a 22-acre nature reserve next to the planetarium. The museum possesses a wide variety of exhibits that explore the Ice Age, Cape Canaveral Lighthouse, and the Hubble Telescope. A definite highlight of the museum is the full-scale replica mastodon skeleton. The museum also features nature trails and a butterfly garden. There are tour and field trip options. The museum is also home to the Florida History Society Archaeological Institute, which is dedicated to spreading knowledge to the community.
Backstory and Context
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