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Museum of Florida History

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Address: 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone Number: 850-245-6400
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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description: Learn of Florida's rich history here.

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Good museum

Been there many times. Displays vary. Overview of Florida history permanent. Mastadon bones favorite of kids.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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81 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

After finding a parking spot and putting money in the meter and walking 2 blocks to the museum we found it was closed. I did a last minute check on tuesday before our visit on friday and we were good to go. As we speak the trip advisor page for the museum says open right now and the web page... More 

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Tallahassee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Been there many times. Displays vary. Overview of Florida history permanent. Mastadon bones favorite of kids.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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47 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The whole museum was closed and only the lobby was open for tourists. I was disappointed not to be able to see the history of the state I've lived in my whole life.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Glad we have this little gem in town. It's often overlooked. I have attended lectures in the past which were good. It a nice place to spend the afternoon. Check out the visiting collections.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Florida Museum of History will long live in your memory as one of the most interesting and most informative museums anywhere in America. Why? Because the State of Florida is the place where American history begins...

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Okeechobee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We visited the museum while stopping in Tallahassee for a day. Unfortunately, it was temporarily closed for remodeling. The gift shop and lower level were open so we visited these two areas. The workers or volunteers there were so friendly and helpful in the areas we visited. We did a scavenger hunt while on the lower level. It was fun... More 

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Moultrie, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I'll admit I'm a sucker for history and the museum has been very well put together with great exhibits. You'll spend a good 3-4 hours in air conditioned comfort if you visit all the rooms.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

a cool place to spend the day with the kids, nothing greater than learning about your home state. staff very friendly

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We love this little museum. While it's not huge, it has fascinating exhibits that even our youngest has loved since he was 2! (Particularly due to the giant ship replica that you could explore, grandma's attic of antique dress up clothing, appliances and furniture, a replica of an ancient Jaramillo, and an educational art-coloring table. The parking can be validated... More 

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So. Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Always something new and a very helpful staff. Exhibits are neatly done and our kids love it. Great place to take the family. We have been several times over the years and will go again.

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