Admission, Hours, Directions

Crowley Museum & Nature Center. Inc.

Quality Programming since 1974

Our site is operated by a private, membership supported non profit 501(c)3 organization. We do not receive government support (county, state, or national). Our memberships, donations, admissions, programs, and your generous contributions support the quality programming we provide.


Adults: $6.00
Kids (3-12): $3.00
Active military complimentary. (with valid ID)


16405 Myakka Road, Sarasota, FL 34240
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Attention Bird Watchers we are open at 7 am on the first Friday each month for birding – General Admission applies – Check in at Welcome Center 

We are open Thursday – Sunday to the public 10 am – 5 pm in fair weather


Christmas Day

Crowley contains 190 acres of sensitive lands along the Myakka River so we are open to the public just two days per week in order to allow the animals opportunity to express natural behaviors and reduce human impacts on our natural landscapes.

DIRECTIONSInterstate I75

Take  exit #210 Fruitville Road and drive EAST 10 miles to the dead end. Turn RIGHT on Myakka road. Go 3 miles, Crowley is on your LEFT. If you travel over the bridge to the north entrance of Myakka State Park, you missed us by a mile :). Enjoy the park, and come on back by….


WEST: Take route #70, exit #217B, travel to Verna Road. Turn RIGHT and travel SOUTH for approximately 6 miles to the Crowley entrance on your left.

EAST: Take hwy #70 to Verna Road. Turn LEFT. Travel approximately 6  miles to Crowley entrance on your LEFT.