The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention The Cade is now open for general admission on Fridays and Saturdays, from Noon to 5 PM, and will continue to offer optional museum tours. The museum is also available for pre-registered Group Tours on Thursdays. Our new museum-wide theme, Space: Moon to Mars has launched and we are thrilled to announce The Science of Cool and Skate at The Cade, a skating rink installed at the museum through August 23rd. Plan your visit today, and see all of our upcoming exhibits, programs and events on our Cade Calendar.
The Cade Museum celebrates invention so in addition to maintaining current social distancing. we are proud to partner with Violet Defense, Orlando-based creators of patented, ultraviolet disinfectant devices that eliminate up to 99.9% of bacteria and viruses. Bolstering the strict cleaning protocols already in place, Violet Defense’s mobile ultraviolet disinfection units - currently utilized in hospitals - will be used throughout the museum. Learn more.
Cade at Home Activities Watch engaging videos to do fun activities at home including Little Sparks, Cade Activities, Cade Tech & Design and Alachua School Lessons - as seen on PBS! Learn more.
The Cade Museum engages and inspires by captivating the minds, hearts, and hands of inventors of all ages. We explore STEAM concepts in a unique way, highlighting cutting-edge and emerging technologies, and tracing them back to their original roots of invention.
The museum introduces new themes frequently to excite and educate visitors in a different area of science, invention and creativity.
So when you visit the Cade we ask that you roll up your sleeves, speak with our educators, ask lots of questions, and try new experiments and experiences to engage all of your senses. Visit the Cade!