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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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  • We were very impressed as to the layout of this museum. If you follow the signs, your walking tour takes you from the earliest history of the state of Florida up to the present day. The displays are e...  more »
  • A must-do at Tallahassee. Vast. Allow at least two hours. Something for all ages. This is a Florida treasure. No fee. Donations welcomed. 
  • Florida history in 4 hours give or take. This is a very comprehensive exhibit of the state's early to current history. This museum will take some time if you do it thoroughly. The problem is you get a...  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.