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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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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Very beautiful museum, free entrance, you learn a lot about the history of Florida, about fishing and so on.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have only seen two zip lines, and the Tallahassee Museum's has to be the longest and most demanding of those I have seen. I recommend it to all thrill seekers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

On a recent business trip, I was lucky enough to have the wife and kids in tow. Found this attraction on trip advisor and thought it would be a good way to get the kids out and about. Fortunately, we got there within a few hours of closing and happened upon Mike Jones, the animal curator. After crossing paths several... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Second time around! This time we took our family that was visiting from California. It was raining when we first started the course but then the weather started to clear up. The experience was as awesome as ever! We felt like pros by the time we finished the entire course. We wish it was longer. I can't say enough great... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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

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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