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Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee

(4.6/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Opened in 1977, the Museum of Florida History collects, preserves, exhibits, and interprets evidence of past and present cultures in Florida, and promotes knowledge and appreciation of this heritage.

As the state history museum, it focuses on artifacts and eras unique to Florida's development and on roles that Floridians have played in national and global events.

Through exhibits, educational programs, research, and collections, the Museum reflects the ways that people have shaped and reacted to their cultural and natural environments.
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TripAdvisor
  • Good place to visit here in Tallahassee, FL to get an overview of the history of the state. You can see various items that have been a part of the history of this state.  more »
  • We are not big history fans and there was nothing extraordinary here to turn us into ones. The museum is in the basement of a larger building and has the typical old silverware, cannon balls, boat pie...  more »
  • I'm ashamed to say it took me too long to visit this museum. You can definitely spend a good three hours here. I hope they have more funding to put more of Florida's history on display. I was able to ...  more »
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  • Amazing. Timeline from 12,000 years ago until present. Easy to spend a couple hours there. Free admission and parking.
  • Great exhibits, well organized. Love the intricate details and life like scenes. My 8 yr old was engaged from start to finish. Very well maintained.
  • This place is great for children and adults. It really goes into the history of florida. Also it is free on Sunday!
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  • Makes for a good educational destination for school or summer field trips.