The Casula Nature Center and Planetarium is a non-profit environmental education organization in Fort Myers, Florida. The Center has a museum, three nature trails, a Planetarium, butterfly and bird aviaries, a gift shop, and meeting and picnic areas.Visitors of the Casula Nature Center and Planetarium can learn about Florida’s natural history. There are daily programs that provide visitors a view of their residents including a skunk, bobcat, raccoon, white tail deer, butterfly aviary and native plant nursery. There is also an aviary that houses injured birds of prey (bald eagles, hawks, owls and more).
The Planetarium has many shows and hosts many special events during astronomical happenings. You can also rent a telescope and adopt a constellation.
The gift shop has a wide variety of natural history merchandise for all ages, from books to jewelry and native plants. All purchases benefit the Center.
The Casula Nature Center and Planetarium was voted the Best Nature Center in Florida in 2004 by the readers of Florida Monthly magazine.
Hours of operation:
Monday – Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am – 5:00pm
3450 Ortiz Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33905