Updated Jan. 29, 2021
Below is a sampling of organizations in The Palm Beaches that are currently open to the public. In addition to state and CDC guidelines in place for attractions, restaurants and things to do, Palm Beach County has a local ordinance requiring facial coverings in public places – indoors or outdoors – wherever social distancing isn’t possible. Local cultural organizations also have specific guidelines, such as limited capacity or timed entry, to help keep guests safe.
For travel information, including updates on transportation, hotels, dining, shopping, and other activities, please visit our partners at Discover The Palm Beaches, the region’s official destination marketing organization:
For information about upcoming in-person or virtual happenings, browse our events calendar. Please refer to each organization’s website for further COVID-19 updates and details before visiting.
Museums & Performing Arts Venues
- Boca Raton Museum of Art (Boca Raton): Be inspired at this world-class art museum in the heart of Boca Raton. The museum features an impressive permanent collection of 19th, 20th, and 21st-century art, plus rotating exhibitions and an outdoor sculpture garden.
- Arts Garage (Delray Beach): Located in the Pineapple Grove Arts District, Arts Garage is a great place to enjoy live music by locally- and nationally-known artists in a safe, socially-distanced environment. While there, check out works by emerging local artists in the Grassroots Art Gallery.
- Henry Morrison Flagler Museum* (Palm Beach): Take a step back in time at Henry Morrison Flagler’s Gilded Age estate, Whitehall, now known as the Flagler Museum. You’ll feel like royalty as you walk the halls of this National Historic Landmark with timed, self-guided tours.
- Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (West Palm Beach): Tickets are available now for upcoming spring shows at The Palm Beaches’ premier performing arts venue. The Kravis Center is also currently hosting various virtual author talks and book lectures.
- Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens (West Palm Beach): Located just south of downtown West Palm Beach, this urban oasis features large-scale sculptures, rare palm and cycad gardens, and the historic home and artist studio of the late American sculptor, Ann Weaver Norton.
- Lion Country Safari (Loxahatchee): You’re in for a roar-lly great time at Florida’s only drive-through safari! For over 50 years, this famous attraction and walk-through amusement park has invited guests to spend the day on safari with hundreds of animals.
- Loggerhead Marinelife Center (Juno Beach) This sea turtle hospital and ocean conservation center lets you get up close and personal with sick and injured sea turtles. Learn more about South Florida’s ecosystems through one of the center’s educational programs, like a beach walk, science talk, or guided hike in the nearby Juno Dunes Natural Area.
- Palm Beach Zoo (West Palm Beach): Take a walk on the wild side and enjoy the fresh air with over 500 animals native to Africa, Asia, and the Americas (including Florida favorites, like the American alligator!)
- Mounts Botanical Garden (West Palm Beach): Immerse yourself in nature in The Palm Beaches’ oldest public garden. With 25 unique gardens and over 2,000 species, this tropical oasis is located just minutes from downtown West Palm Beach.
- South Florida Science Center & Aquarium* (West Palm Beach): Discover the wonders of our world and how things work with hands-on science activities for all ages, aquariums showcasing Florida’s coastal ecosystems, a world-class exhibit about the human brain, and more.
- Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (Jupiter): Take your experience to new heights! Climb 105 steps (if you dare) to the top of the lighthouse for The Palm Beaches’ best view of the Loxahatchee River and Atlantic Ocean, then check out the museum and grounds for 5,000 years of regional history.
- Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens (Delray Beach): Transport to another place and time at this South Florida favorite. Enjoy tranquil Japanese gardens inspired by nature, a history museum and art exhibitions, plus a cafe featuring sushi, matcha tea, mochi, and more.
*Organizations marked with an asterisk are Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR™ certified. Awarded by the world’s leading cleaning association, this accreditation is the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation for facilities with the most stringent cleaning protocols. The Palm Beaches is the first location in Florida and one of the first in the United States to support hospitality businesses in pursuing this accreditation on a destination-wide basis. Learn more here.