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“See Florida's history!”

Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Ranked #8 of 84 things to do in Tallahassee
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Owner description: 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.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“See Florida's history!”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

Make time to visit the old Capital building. The self guided tour is really interesting and worthwhile. There's a real sense of history and the architecture is lovely. Good for families with school age kids. Best of all, it's free!

Visited December 2012
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Tallahassee
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“Take the Family and Enjoy the Visit”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

This is a great tour. Take time out of your day and bring the kids. Specifically if they are middle school or older. They, and you, will learn a lot and enjoy the day.

Visited December 2012
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72 reviews
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“This building is worthwhile visiting”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

The new building is disappointing. This one is nice. It really resembles what the State of FL was all about in terms of government and your are allowed to walk around and see plenty of interesting material. In addition, the building from the outside is worth several family pictures.

Visited March 2012
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Oceanside, CA
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79 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Well Done”
Reviewed December 9, 2012

It was a step back in time to the early history of Florida and was educational. The building has been restored to it's original luster and the self tour is informative. They even covered the election process and how the votes are counted. It was worth the time it took to see the entire museum.

Visited November 2012
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St. Augustine, FL
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156 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Excellent piece of Florida history, not to be missed”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

This was a rewarding visit, providing a wealth of information about Florida's history, all the governors past and present, with access to the original offices and also the senate and house of representatives halls, with many rooms filled with memorabilia, interesting artifacts and running TV presentations. It is worth visiting, great learning experience, and it is free of charge.

Visited October 2012
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