Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee

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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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  • Thoroughly enjoyed this museum. Exhibits are engaging and very interesting. Nice presentation of artifacts - In a way that told the stories. Several themes across the last 12000 years - a lot more her...  more »
  • Was way beyond my expectations. So much to see, learn. Layout was very good. WW II part very interesting. Civil war, early settlers, everything; a must see.  more »
  • I love state museums, they're all usually free. This one was fantastic, a great display of static scenes showcasing the history of Florida. I take one star off because most of the early artifacts are ...  more »
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  • Really well organized museum, you can walk the whole thing in about 1.5-2hrs. It has some interactive exhibits, which makes it interesting for kids, and the staff are more than happy to guide you around. It runs on donations, so please consider donating when you visit - how many museums are absolutely free *and* provide parking validation? At least a couple bucks per person.
  • 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 little brain dead after about two to three hours! Nice that it's free. Great to do it over two days or more.
  • Great place to learn about Florida. Everything from Ponce De Leone to how Florida played a role in WWII and how the Daytona 500 was born. And it's free too but I highly suggest a donation as some so called museums don't have have as much too see. It's very kid friendly too.
  • The museum has good exhibits showing the history of Florida... And moreover, it's free!!
  • Tons of history under one roof... super clean. Fun for the family, free!!!

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