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Tallahassee Museum

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Address: 3945 Museum Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32310-6325
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+1 850-576-1636
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Nestled within 52 acres of flora and fauna, the Tallahassee Museum is an...

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!

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Wonderful history and Animals!

The museum starts of old caboose old primitive farm houses. Farm animals ..Nature of birds snakes etc.. not a zoo but have large nature areas for deer alligators Some rescued... read more

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Tallahassee, Florida
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The museum starts of old caboose old primitive farm houses. Farm animals ..Nature of birds snakes etc.. not a zoo but have large nature areas for deer alligators Some rescued birds!! Bring a picnic and enjoy a day of history and Nature!!

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Tallahassee, Florida
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Want to see real Florida wildlife? The Tallahassee museum is perfect. There is also a 1880's farm. Better to see that when there is a demonstration, such a baking cookies in the kitchen or sugar cane syrup. If you are up for adventure, try the Tree to Tree Adventures.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an outstanding place to visit and bring out of town friends, especially in the fall, winter and spring (it gets pretty hot in the summer). There are numerous historical buildings that allow people to see and feel what it was like to live in a time before telephones (let alone cell phones and computers), or lights or indoor... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My kids grew up going to the "Jr. Museum" (to those of us who have been around Tallahassee for a while) and now I enjoy taking my grandkids. The animals are always a favorite but the "living history" part and the exhibitions they do are also always lots of fun. Even after 27 years, we still walk through the caboose... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tallahassee does not have a zoo, so one day we went here to see the animals. It is a great day trip for families, couples or even solo. They have a little bit of history showing the old trains, houses and churches. They also have animals, a park for the kids, a farm area and a picnic area. Sometimes they... More 

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Byron, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

......this is not a museum. This is a much needed facility for injured animals to be treated back to health. Since we were there, we toured the grounds and liked most of it but had to radically adjust our expectations. Once was enough for us. Not sure kids seeing a cougar who has to drag it's paralyzed back legs around... More 

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Quincy, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place for kids or adults who enjoy being outside! Every year our parents give us a family pass and it is one of our favorite gifts!

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the Tallahassee Museum isn't what I expected -- more outdoors/animals than indoors/historic artifacts. We didn't see all the animals they have given the temperature -- it was early January, but we saw wolves, a panther, a sleeping bear and more. It was a fun time -- not as big and varied as expected but worth a visit. Allot yourself about... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a cold January morning and loved it. The wildlife is beautiful and engaging, the zip lines were exciting, particularly for our 10 and 15 year old.

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Monticello, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has many native animals including Bobcat, Florida Panther, gators, deer, & the likes. Boardwalks take you above the animals habitat for a better view. Fun Zip Line. Great area for kids where they excavate fossils from large rocks. Good place to picnic. I go there several times a year.

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