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Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee
(4.6/5 based on 190+ 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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  • A great way to relive the history of Florida - great displays and kids will love it. Only takes an hour and is free (they of course take donations). If you want to see what "Old Florida" is like - you...  more »
  • This free-entry Museum gives sample the historical evolution of Florida, from the pre-Hispanic period to the present day. Small but interesting.
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  • This small museum is one of my favorites. It's located in downtown Tallahassee, has a lot of interesting displays, and is free to enter, although they do suggest a donation. There is a mastodon skelet...  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.