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Museum of Florida History

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500 S Bronough St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6504
+1 850-245-6400
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Very nice!!

Went this after visiting the Capitol buildings. This had a lot of great history information on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marsha1354
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Fort Pierce, Florida
A small museum with an uninspired design

Florida has 21 Million people. It's been settled for several millinea, and has been an important... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
bryankatz
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Tampa, Florida
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Learn of Florida's rich history here.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“florida history” (58 reviews)
“civil war” (22 reviews)
“gift shop” (22 reviews)
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500 S Bronough St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6504
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+1 850-245-6400
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"florida history"
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"civil war"
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"gift shop"
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"prehistoric times"
in 7 reviews
"steam boat"
in 4 reviews
"free admission and free parking"
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"great displays"
in 4 reviews
"parking garage"
in 5 reviews
"native floridian"
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"great state"
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"seminole indians"
in 3 reviews
"two hours"
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"kids will love"
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"all ages"
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"short film"
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"interesting exhibits"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went this after visiting the Capitol buildings. This had a lot of great history information on the State of Florida. This is a must to visit.

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Florida has 21 Million people. It's been settled for several millinea, and has been an important part of American history since before we ripped it away from Spain about 200 years ago. All of this history is in the museum. Yet with it's design as...More

2  Thank bryankatz
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

This museum on the history of the state of Florida was a wonderful experience! The young lady at the front desk was extremely helpful and gave us a listening device to carry with us through the museum. The displays we great and very informative. I...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

This place is great! It is a walkthrough from 14,000 bc to present. It has a short film introduction and then uses artifacts, dioramas, photos, etc. for each era. A group of mid-high school kids came through while we were there and they were loving...More

1  Thank brendaandjoeh
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

While in Tallahassee we found this museum because of the parking garage and we had so much fun in this museum. Such cool history and exhibits. This is a donation only museum and is so worth it. This is a must visit museum while in...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Don't be fooled by the basement entrance and the free entry -- this is an outstanding museum with great information for all ages. I am a 5th generation Floridian and have read a lot of Florida history, yet I still felt very challenged and enlightened...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2018

Excellent museum to showcase Florida's history and settlements, culture and people over thousands of years. Very well displayed and visually appealing. Every Floridian could learn a lot from this museum. We did. Good use of our taxes dollars; free admission.

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

This is a super cool place to visit. The amount of history that I learned about Florida was amazing.

Thank Tim G
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Make sure you read to see when they'll have special exhibits before you go. Otherwise, it's just about Florida history. It's rather small as museums go, but if you're a native Floridian, you'll really enjoy it.

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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Great museum to spend a few hours. Really more geared to school age kids and adults. We were able to wander through and see it all in about 2 hours. Great displays of Florida history and lots of interactive terminals that my 7 yo enjoyed....More

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Mainamanda12345
October 26, 2016|
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Response from tomtri75 | Reviewed this property |
it all depends on your level of interest in the various exhibits, as others have aptly described. 3-4 hours would be completely adequate, I'd think. that would include time-outs for a snack and some sit down time to relax... More
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Linda M
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