We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Florida Historic Capitol Museum

400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6536
+1 850-487-1902
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Beautiful Museum. Rich with history

This museum is hard to miss since it the capitol building was built around it. The staff was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ward D
the volunteers made us so very welcome

what a great place to visit we had a great talk to the volunteers who obviously know their stuff... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
trishswim
,
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Read all 282 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
LOCATION
400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6536
CONTACT
Website
+1 850-487-1902
Write a Review
Reviews (282)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum is hard to miss since it the capitol building was built around it. The staff was wonderful and explained the history of the building before we visited the exhibits. You can actually go in and walk around the rooms where the legislators actually...More

Thank Ward D
Reviewed 6 days ago

what a great place to visit we had a great talk to the volunteers who obviously know their stuff they were all retired and they were proud of their heritagethe building has been renovated to the old style using the same furniture and carpts

Thank trishswim
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to the capitol building. A lot of effort has been made to preserve and display Florida's history. It's a nice walk around this area and you can get some good pictures. The museum has some interesting and unique displays, and there...More

Thank W9535UMlisah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking isn't easy to find around the courthouse, but worth finding so you can take in this beautiful gem. A lot of history to discover if you have the time, and the building is in great shape, thanks to all the money and hard work...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a true gem right next to the office building that calls itself the capitol building! The Capitol Museum hosts exhibits and the details of a State that grew from a few people to the massive population it has today - with this museum...More

Thank samster396
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old Capitol building is adjacent to the current Capitol Building. It is free and you get a great perspective on the origins of the State of Florida and the evolution of the Capitol.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a nice place to do a field trip with your grandkids or children to learn a little history of Florida.

1  Thank brindanicole
Reviewed 18 October 2017

It was just after hurricane Harvey, & before Irma. Being a week day it was basically empty. The lady at the information desk, gave a little "spiel" about the building & then we walked around. Very interesting & I am glad we did this.

Thank linedancer6
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I enjoyed it. My husband and I didn't stay long as they were closing; but my he and I area going back soon to finish.

Thank Janet N
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Spend a little time in Tallahassee to get to know your states' history. The tour isn't long and shows the old capitol building, which is where the museum is located.

Thank Renie D
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Harry's Seafood Bar and Grille
633 reviews
.27 km away
Avenue Eat and Drink Restaurant
362 reviews
.36 km away
Andrew's Capital Grill & Bar
262 reviews
.18 km away
OG Subs, Salads and Wraps
13 reviews
.64 km away
Nearby Attractions
Florida State University
662 reviews
.92 km away
Cascades Park
271 reviews
.66 km away
Museum of Florida History
247 reviews
.32 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
linedancer6
4 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
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!
0
Votes
20hdk
15 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Keith R | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no parking facilities on site.
1
Vote