Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Escape to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens for the only walking safari in Northeast Florida. Discover the earth’s wildlife through interactive and educational experiences. A true family adventure.
The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary
The Ranch currently houses over 40 animals. Among our residents, we have tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, bobcats, arctic foxes, and coatimundis. Enjoy a leisurely, guided tour of our sanctuary and see all the residents. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.
On August 18, 1995, when the Jaguars played their first home preseason game in their new stadium, it marked the first time in sports history that an expansion team had played its first home game in its inaugural season in a new stadium. Get a "behind the scenes" tour of EverBank Field, Home of the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars.
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
Performances, Concerts, Symphonies - Opened in 1997, Jacksonville's world-class symphony hall is designed for orchestral performances. In fact, the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra is among a narrow list of American orchestras with their own dedicated concert hall.
Hands On Children's Museum
17 Main Exhibits: You're the Star Dress Up - Puppet Stage - Castle Stage Toddlers First Adventures - Little Veterinarians - Lil' Winn Dixie - McDonald's Ball Pit and Tubes - S.S. Spinghetti Boat - Kids Post Office - Wheel Chair Basketball - Kids TV & Radio - Train Tables Construction Gear Wall - Create & Race Lego Cars
Ritz Theatre and Museum
The Ritz Theatre and Museum was constructed in 1999 on the site of the 1929 Ritz Theater movie house in Jacksonville’s historic African American community of La Villa. During La Villa’s height of activity in the 1920s-1960s, it was known as the “Harlem of the South.” Guided tours are led by trained docents who will provide information about the exhibits featured in the museum.
Nestled along the gorgeous St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville, The Jacksonville Landing is home to year-round entertainment, a wide variety of waterfront dining options and a cozy inside shopping mall all of which are sure to complete an afternoon or evening of fun.
Jacksonville Fire Museum
At the Jacksonville Fire Museum, you will see thousands of items detailing the history of the fire service not only in Jacksonville, but the entire state of Florida. Exhibits include photos from the Great Fire of 1901, a fully-restored 1902 American LaFrance horse-drawn fire engine, and a working 1926 American LaFrance fire engine.
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