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Florida Historic Capitol Museum

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Address: 400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6536
Phone Number: +1 850-487-1902
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12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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The Florida Historic Capitol Museum serves to illuminate the past, present,...

The Florida Historic Capitol Museum serves to illuminate the past, present, and future connection between the people of Florida and their political institutions through programs of civic education, historic interpretation, and preservation.

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The two very cheerful ladies greeting us provided guidance of what there is to see in the historical displays in this old Capitol. They even had two levels of scavenger hunt for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The two very cheerful ladies greeting us provided guidance of what there is to see in the historical displays in this old Capitol. They even had two levels of scavenger hunt for the kids. Worthwhile stop. Very interesting.

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Hallandale Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though they didn't have a tour guide, it was very interesting to wonder around with my family. It is very educational. If you like history, politics, etc. its a must place to visit in Tallahassee!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suprisingly an interesting historical review of the state of Florida from colonization through current. Exhibits were well presented and labeled. Museum is free with request for donation. Can spend an easy hour or two going through.

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Navarre, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was not only very well but had a wonderful assistant to give you advice information on this wonderful piece of history. This museum was been well cared for and gives back to the people who visit. We found the history of this city all in one place. Great job.

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Thank 1991KEB
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Florida's Capitol Museum is an enlightening educational experience that brings back memories for me of starting my career with the State of Florida and auditing Florida Government Cabinet members in that Old Capitol Building very early in my 34-year career. The guided tour is superb and professionally conducted. This stop is well worth including in a visit to Tallahassee.

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Mid Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see when in Tallahassee - old Florida - not like other old state capital buildings do go inside and tour

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Thank Ray T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

While there isn't a tour guide, there are interactive displays and tons of information available on Florida's history and so much more. My kids really enjoyed walking into each room and reading.

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Thank Katie W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Go! It has great exhibits on FL, beautiful architecture, and helpful staff. If you are interested in politics and Florida history, you need to visit at least once. They also have periodic events that are exceptionally well run. One Of Tallahassee's best museums!

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Collierville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

There's quite a bit of good information here about the capitol building and FL politics through the years. There are interesting stories that appeal even to people who are not big on politics. They have a scavenger hunt for kids as well as a kids area. Definitely worth a visit!

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Beautiful grounds to walk and the architecture is stunning. I had a few minutes to spare and was impressed with this gorgeous building.

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