What To Do On A Rainy Day
Treasure Coast Indoor Activities, Museums, and Theaters
Living on the Treasure Coast means you don’t have to stay home just because you have had enough outdoor adventure or maybe even the weather is not cooperating. With so many museums, theaters, malls and cultural venues in the region, you will never be at a loss for how to fill your time and enjoy your day! Here are just a few of our favorite Treasure Coast indoor activities for you to enjoy.
Florida Oceanographic Society
The Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center is located on Hutchinson Island. Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon, the 57 acre parcel houses the Society’s headquarters, library, nature trails, Children’s Activity Pavilion, Rays on the Reef Ray Pavilion and the Frances Langford Visitor’s Center. With its coastal hardwood hammocks and mangrove forest communities, the site provides excellent opportunities for education and research aimed at increasing the general knowledge of these unique environments.
The Lyric Theatre
Since 1987, the Lyric Theatre has hosted a variety of events, ranging from classical theatre to rock and country bands, orchestra and jazz concerts, dance recital and school programs, as well as movies. It has also hosted charity fund raisers, civic presentations, and individuals who rent the facility. The Lyric Theatre seats 500 and has a 22’X30′ stage and features whisper-perfect acoustics. It has a balcony, spacious lobby and entrances on two downtown streets.
Navy, UDT-Seal Museum
The Navy UDT-SEAL Museum is the only museum dedicated solely to preserving the history of the Navy SEALs and their predecessors, including the Underwater Demolition Teams, Naval Combat Demolition Units, Office of Strategic Services Maritime Units and Amphibious Scouts and Raiders. Located in Fort Pierce, Florida – the Museum promotes public education by providing the opportunity to explore the history of the Navy SEALs in an atmosphere of respect and honor.
The Elliott Museum
The Elliott Museum in Stuart, Florida is a celebration of innovation . . . of how creativity and ingenuity have changed our lives, and made history. The Elliott is owned and operated by the Historical Society of Martin County, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and celebrating our region’s heritage. The current Elliott Museum is at a pivotal time in its own history.
Florida Power & Light Energy Encounter
Located at the St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant, FPL’s energy encounter features interactive displays and exhibits on the history of energy production, physical science, environmental science and other educational programs. A self-guiding nature trail is available, it winds through three different habitats – beach/dune, mangrove and tropical hammock.