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Museum of Florida History

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Very nice museum - worth the visit

I would suggest this museum to anyone who stops in Tallahassee. It guides you very nicely through... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vrhnika, Slovenia
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Walk through Florida history

This museum combines the history of Florida from prehistoric times to the present. It draws you in... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Tallahassee, Florida
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Learn of Florida's rich history here.
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500 S Bronough St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6504
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would suggest this museum to anyone who stops in Tallahassee. It guides you very nicely through Florida history including small exhibition regarding WW2. We enjoyed it very much and it took us approx 2 hours to go around. And on top: it is free...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

This museum combines the history of Florida from prehistoric times to the present. It draws you in with realistic dioramas, pictures, and interactive displays. Some of the displays are permanent (though they are updated regularly) while others change to accentuate new findings or current issues....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WereinTlh
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I was expecting to find some usual things - pre-history, archeology, pioneers and the recent days ... Well, I got all of that, except Florida has some really intense history, so I was a bit surprised to learn how intense it was. There were some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank heckfy
Reviewed 19 October 2018

It's been a while since I've been, but the museum doesn't change much. I've been visiting every few years since 1989 or 90, starting with field trips as a child to the occasional visit with my husband, just for fun. The museum covers prehistoric times...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Caldoria
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Hadn’t been to this museum in years...since my kids were little. I took my grandson out for lunch and then to this museum. The staff gave us a scavenger hunt sheet which helped focus our attention.the museum was free, we spent a few hours and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Janiselaine
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We walked the three blocks to the museum from our hotel - the Governor's Inn. We enjoyed the well laid out museum including a tribute to Floridians killed in WWII. We enjoyed the huge display of handmade quilts - a special event hosted by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

My grandpa and I went to this museum as a time filler and found that we loved it!!! The exhibits are so well done and so interesting!!! And if I had children, I would bring them back to this place!! They covered history from pre-historic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Darlene A
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The history of Florida in one place. Experience and see what Florida was like from the pre-human times to the present. See the major events that affected Florida from the Spanish settlements to the Civil War to modern day Florida.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank R818TAjamess
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Follow along through room after room with displays and artifacts going back from perehistoric times to recent decades. A blast from the past in an air conditioned area. Perfect for a hot summer day adventure - and free too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chiefsectionb
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I'm not much of a museum person, but my husband is. I was actually pleasantly surprised how interesting this museum was and how much there was to see. If you are in town, check it out, it's free.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from BeverlyHillsBoys | Reviewed this property |
lot attached to museum--free with token given in museum gift shop
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Response from tomtri75 | Reviewed this property |
it all depends on your level of interest in the various exhibits, as others have aptly described. 3-4 hours would be completely adequate, I'd think. that would include time-outs for a snack and some sit down time to relax... More