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Mission San Luis de Apalachee

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Spain’s Florida - for God, Glory of Spain & Gold

The Mission San Luis de Apalachee aka Sanlvis de Talimali is located on a 48 acre tract at2100 West... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vero Beach, Florida
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Great little place

Really neat history here, plus they often hold exhibits and/or lectures and other events that are... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Tallahassee, Florida
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Mission San Luis was the western capital of Spanish Florida from 1656 to 1704. Today, the Mission brings the 17th century to life through costumed interpreters, reconstructed buildings, museum exhibits and archaeological demonstrations. The Mission...more
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2100 W Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32304-3119
+1 850-245-6406
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Mission San Luis de Apalachee aka Sanlvis de Talimali is located on a 48 acre tract at2100 West Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL 32304, 850-245-6496, 2 miles west of today’s capitol Building, except Monday open 10 AM - 4 PM, gift shop, restrooms, plenty of...More

1  Thank 977samd
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Really neat history here, plus they often hold exhibits and/or lectures and other events that are enjoyable.

Thank kccallison
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We plan to last minute trip to Tallahassee just to get away for the weekend. We show up at Mission San Luis and find that it is blessing of the pets day. Admission was free that day. It was a great trip with a lot...More

Thank MicheleC1399
Reviewed 8 October 2018

It was so much more than I thought it would be. The grounds are huge and very well cared for. Speaking with the interpreters was a delight. The blacksmith, Santiago, was a real treat. He was full of knowledge and experience. I don't remember their...More

Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I have lived in Tallahassee ten years and this was right up the street all that time! I finally visited and am so sorry I didn't go sooner. The little museum is ok but the mission site is really fascinating! The people working at the...More

1  Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 22 September 2018

What an enjoyable day of history. Hands on artifacts, costumed people to share the past and a real sense of traveling through time.

Thank Nona C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a great place to step back in time and live the history of the Mission. It is a great place to bring the kids. It is especially great on the days with the reenactors. Wear comfortable shoes because there is some walking involved.

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I went to a reception here at one the ballrooms and was pleasantly surprised. I didn't know they offered such a nice area like that at San Luis.

Thank Deidre K
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Take a stroll and immerse yourself into the surroundings. Look back on the past with volunteer players interacting historically with each other and you. Feel free to ask questions and learn what is was like in Florida's past.

1  Thank BeverlyHillsBoys
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful venue and everything went perfect! We couldn’t fit everyone in our home and this was a great place where even the little ones could run around a bit without getting in to anything!

Thank br815
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Charles M
5 March 2018|
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Response from sunshine_traveler57 | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fee is $5. $3 for age 65+
28 March 2017|
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Response from mdfloyd322 | Reviewed this property |
We stopped at everything, talked at length to the docents and watched the movie. We were there a little over three hours.
5 August 2015|
Response from Paula T | Reviewed this property |
There are no restaurants on site. There is a gift shop with snacks. There are several restaurants within a one mile radius. There is a Columbian Restaurant within walking distance.