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Museum of Florida History

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Lots of History Under One Roof!

It's been a while since I've been, but the museum doesn't change much. I've been visiting every... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Caldoria
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Tallahassee, Florida
Great place to visit with my grandson

Hadn’t been to this museum in years...since my kids were little. I took my grandson out for lunch... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janiselaine
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Learn of Florida's rich history here.
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500 S Bronough St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6504
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's been a while since I've been, but the museum doesn't change much. I've been visiting every few years since 1989 or 90, starting with field trips as a child to the occasional visit with my husband, just for fun. The museum covers prehistoric times...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn’t been to this museum in years...since my kids were little. I took my grandson out for lunch and then to this museum. The staff gave us a scavenger hunt sheet which helped focus our attention.the museum was free, we spent a few hours and...More

Thank Janiselaine
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We walked the three blocks to the museum from our hotel - the Governor's Inn. We enjoyed the well laid out museum including a tribute to Floridians killed in WWII. We enjoyed the huge display of handmade quilts - a special event hosted by the...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

My grandpa and I went to this museum as a time filler and found that we loved it!!! The exhibits are so well done and so interesting!!! And if I had children, I would bring them back to this place!! They covered history from pre-historic...More

Thank Darlene A
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The history of Florida in one place. Experience and see what Florida was like from the pre-human times to the present. See the major events that affected Florida from the Spanish settlements to the Civil War to modern day Florida.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Follow along through room after room with displays and artifacts going back from perehistoric times to recent decades. A blast from the past in an air conditioned area. Perfect for a hot summer day adventure - and free too.

Thank chiefsectionb
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I'm not much of a museum person, but my husband is. I was actually pleasantly surprised how interesting this museum was and how much there was to see. If you are in town, check it out, it's free.

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Do not expect a heavy museum experience. There are some parts that are typical of a museum, but this has many "lighter" features. My daughter loves "Grandma's Attic". It is a little area they have that allows children to see, touch, and play with old...More

Thank metman69
Reviewed July 30, 2018

fun free activity for college student who wanted to explore Tally. Lots to read and look at. would come back for new exhibits and events with food.

Thank ksilcox03
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Very historic and fun time. As a new Floridian, I wanted to learn about my new home state. I liked it - but many of the exhibits, and the physical venue need to be updated.

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Teresa34571
October 3, 2018|
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Response from BeverlyHillsBoys | Reviewed this property |
lot attached to museum--free with token given in museum gift shop
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Mainamanda12345
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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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