Florida has so much rich natural history that learning more about its flora and fauna is a must for anyone living in the Sunshine State. Luckily, the Florida Museum of Natural History offers exhibits and hands-on fun for those who want to learn about the unique ecosystems of the area.
Have you ever seen a Tawny Emperor butterfly? Did you know that Florida is home to a variety of carnivorous plants? Are you familiar with the Native American tribes indigenous to the state? Learn about all of this and more at a Florida landmark close to your home.
Located in Gainesville, just 20 miles southeast of One 51 Place apartments in Alachua, Florida, the Florida Museum of Natural History offers the following educational exhibits:
- Butterflies and rainforests
- Fossils and archeology
- Waterways and wildlife
- Calusa Indians
You say you’re simply too comfortable in your One 51 Place apartment that you don’t even want to leave to check out the museum? No problem. Just go to www.flmnh.ufl.edu and explore a variety of fascinating online exhibits, like articles and images about coastal shipwrecks and biographies about famous naturalists of the 1800s.
There are so many amazing places to visit in or around Alachua that you’ll want to make sure to enjoy them all. Call the One 51 Place leasing office today for more information about the area or for a tour of our beautiful apartment community.