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Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science

3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32310
850-576-1636
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Ranked #2 of 42 Attractions in Tallahassee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Natural History Museums
Owner description: Nestled within 52 acres of flora and fauna, the Tallahassee Museum is an oasis close to the heart of downtown. The Tallahassee Museum features a... more » Owner description: Nestled within 52 acres of flora and fauna, the Tallahassee Museum is an oasis close to the heart of downtown. The Tallahassee Museum features a working 1880s pioneer farmstead, native Florida wildlife habitat (including panthers and red wolves), cypress swamp, Jim Gary's 20th Century Dinosaurs, and the all new Tallahassee Tree to Tree Adventures (an outdoor zip line and adventure course for kids and adults). Come enjoy the great outdoors with us at the Tallahassee Museum- where nature, history, science, and fun come together! « less
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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This museum has a zoo of native FL animals and a farm that gives you a look into early FL settler life. Very well kept and nicely done. the elevated walkways give yo a great view in to the habitats. A nice family event with small children

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The TMHNS is part museum part park. There is plenty to do for everyone. For families, you can share some of Florida's history and natural wonders. The naturalists can enjoy the walking paths through quiet landscapes. The adventurists can take a zip line or ropes course. Come, see, enjoy.

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Florida
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I have been going to this museum for over 50 years and it is an amazing place. I would highly recommend it to everyone including those with small children. An experience in Tallahassee that you do not want to miss.

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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This place is so cool! I love that the animals are treated better than at a zoo - it's much more natural. Great for the family!

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Coppell, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We visited here one morning as we had a few hours we needed to kill in the Tallahassee area. Cost for adults is $9 each. First major tip: Take a good zoom lens camera or binoculars if you want to view the wildlife because chances are, they won't be close to the boardwalk. The center has different sections such as... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Nice museum. Gave a great inside as to life in Florida as it was many years ago. There was also a Quilt show going on at the time which was very good. Great memorabilia and very helpful front desk staff. Museum asks for donations only. No entry fee.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A most fascinating museum because of the live exhibits, a disappointing museum because of it's lack of resources. My step father is a visually impaired veteran and he loves going to these with us who are sighted, however, there wasn't much he could enjoy as far as descriptive displays or things he could touch. Not sure it's really worth $9

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Grandson enjoyed the kids zip-line and zoo area. The walk through the natural habitat trails was pleasant in spite of being summer time in Florida. We had a very nice time.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We found our time there to be both fun and educational. We enjoyed the "treetop adventure" and loved the zip line. We like to take out of town guests for a fun day out in the air.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

nice place to take people visiting in town that aren't all football fans...it was nice and cool but they need more bigger animals

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