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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 #1 of 41 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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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science is great. Very educational and fun. I love the wildlife and nature. The activities were really entertaining, loved the rope course. The history presented about the lake were great too. its a must see

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DeFuniak Springs, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Sinple but a must do when in Tally. A place to see dinasours that were discovered right in our Florida back yard!

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Wow, this place is a lot of fun for all ages!!! Can't wait to go back to tackle the different rope courses and ziplines. We took our 4 year old and she had a blast, nice playground area too!!!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

great place to go and see all the animals. interesting local history and nice surrounding woodlands next to the lakes.

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Middleburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Had a great time enjoying the animals and touring the old buildings. The farmers cottage and grounds were very interesting, the guides dressed in period clothing where very knowledgeable and pleasant, you can tell they love what they do! The where actually going to make a pie out of the recipe booklet that they offer. My only recommendation would be... More

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Alpharetta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I used to live in Tallahasee as a kid and visited this museum several times a year. Today, I brought my kids. We had so much fun. They lived looking at the old church and houses... Didn't expect that. They lived the train car... Had fun climbing in it (I did the same as a kid... Brought back memories). They... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

You need three hours to see everything and make sure to do a tree to tree adventure. The mid grade one was challenging and a ton of fun.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I love that the animals are in a natural habitat. Nice relaxing walk through the trails with several rest stops along the way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

The Jr Museum has long been that one place in Tallahassee we take all of our visitors to. It's a really awesome hands on experience for young and old kids to share.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We enjoyed our day so much we bought a family membership. We went zip lining and they even had a course for small children. There is an old plantation house with slave quarters, an old farm, a caboose and more. Food was available. Looking forward to attending their events!

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