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Florida Historic Capitol Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Florida Political History

Beautiful facility restored to its original glory. Very interesting to see the Supreme Court... read more

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Tallahassee, Florida
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Excellent museum about Florida’s history and government and it’s free

The museum is located in the original capitol building which was the centre of Florida’s government... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Wanaka, New Zealand
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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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400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6536
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful facility restored to its original glory. Very interesting to see the Supreme Court, Senate, House of Representatives & and Executive wing. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 771gerryd
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

I've visited a lot of State Capitols in the USA but was slightly disappointed with this one as it's not as grand as many others. Not much at all in Tallahassee so isn't a must visit place.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sue W
Reviewed October 18, 2018

The museum is located in the original capitol building which was the centre of Florida’s government from 1845 when the Capitol building was constructed to the 1970s when the new state capitol building ( a high rise monstrosity immediately behind the old capitol building )...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stonellas
Reviewed October 7, 2018

The exhibits pull you in! Walking up to the House and Senate chambers of yesteryear is a solemn yet refreshing experience for all Floridians and visitors.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank M8275RLemma
Reviewed October 6, 2018

We had a fun afternoon because there is an entertaining way to educate yourself by filling out a card with questions. Learned a lot myself...

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Antje1967
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

The Florida Historic Capitol Museum is unique in that it is wholly dedicated to commemorating Florida's government while preserving a beautiful, historic structure. The building itself was built in 1845. It has been restored to how it looked in 1902. There are exhibits for all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Decided to check out the Florida Historic Capitol Museum with our elementary aged grandchildren and their parents. This was an excellent choice which was free to see and experience. Lots of history to be learned through great exhibit cases and interactive activities for the kids....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Great place to see and read about the rich history of Florida! Many facts I did not know about the state and also some events that changed the course of America. Also go to the new capital behind it and the 22nd floor is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Maddog836
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Attended my first "sips and stories" event at the Museum. I'd gladly attend another. There are many more stories to tell about the Old Capitol, I'm sure! For $25 (for non-members), attendees were served high-quality wines and cheeses/accompaniments at three different "stations," while our knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lizntally
Reviewed August 7, 2018

My husband and I took our grandchildren and they really enjoyed it. Lots of interesting facts to learn.

Date of experience: September 2017
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June 3, 2017|
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Response from William W | Reviewed this property |
Depending on your level of interest, you view everything in at least 2 hours! This is if you stop and look at the displays and read the stories!
February 14, 2017|
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No, there are no parking facilities on site.