Group Tours & Activities
Gainesville has many attractions and destinations that will thrill groups. Below are some of the options for groups.
One Stop – History, Art, and Performances
Florida Museum of Natural History is Florida’s state museum of natural history, dedicated to understanding, preserving and interpreting biological diversity and cultural heritage. With more than 20 million specimens, the Florida Museum is the largest natural history museum in the Southeast.
The Harn Museum of Art is one of the largest university art museums in the southeast with 112,800 square feet of 11 permanent collection galleries and three temporary exhibition galleries. Its collections focus on Asian, African, modern and contemporary art and photography. Admission is free.
The Cade Museum of Creativity and Invention is Gainesville’s newest museum named after famous Gatorade inventor Dr. James Robert Cade. The Cade focusses its programs and events around revolutionizing the arts and sciences by sparking creativity, entrepreneurs and inventors
The University of Florida Performing Arts is in the top 10 among countries public universities, presenting the very best established and emerging national and international artists on the Phillips Center main stage. The Phillips Center consists of a 1,700 seat hall and a 200 seat Black Box Theatre.
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens – Lush Gardens comprised of 24 major collections visually accessible from a 1 1/2 mile paved walkway. These include the state’s largest public display of bamboos and the largest herb garden in the Southeast. Kanapaha’s signature plants include a premier stand of Chinese royal bamboo and during the warm month’s giant water lilies and Asian snake arums.
Florida Fun Bikes Tours is Gainesville’s Only multi-person pedal-powered pub crawl experience that is 100% eco-friendly! Tours of 8 to 16 people explore the downtown and midtown areas with stops at some of the best pubs in town.