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All reviews florida history civil war prehistoric times gift shop free admission and free parking great displays interactive displays a great learning experience parking garage great state sunshine state native floridian scavenger hunt few hours all ages short film three hours
Free- which is a nice start. Varied presentations from dioramas to talking mannequins to many artifacts. Staff were very attentive and went well beyond the call of duty to research an answer to a question beyond the museum. I appreciated the honest yet even handed,...More
This museum, near the state capitol, has wonderful displays of the very interesting history of the state of Florida. Free but donations accepted (encouraged). A lot of information on Native American groups that have lived in the region. Display captions in English and in Spanish....More
Do not miss this site while in Tallahassee. We spent over three hours there and could have spent more. Definitely get a listening device. It allows you to hear much more in addition to what you read. What a bargain FREE! I cannot believe that...More
On a cold January day with preschoolers, we went to the museum in the morning. The scavenger hunt provided by the museum gave a focus for the young ones to view things. They loved seeing the Mastodon, the giant armadillo, picking up a 6 pound...More
Easy to find downtown, Parking is easy in the ramp, be sure to go to gift shop to ask for token for free parking. Nicely laid out, easy to follow, lots of things for all ages! Be sure to check out electric car from 1911!
I would suggest this museum to anyone who stops in Tallahassee. It guides you very nicely through Florida history including small exhibition regarding WW2. We enjoyed it very much and it took us approx 2 hours to go around. And on top: it is free...More
it all depends on your level of interest in the various exhibits, as others have aptly described. 3-4 hours would be completely adequate, I'd think. that would include time-outs for a snack and some sit down time to relax... More
it all depends on your level of interest in the various exhibits, as others have aptly described. 3-4 hours would be completely adequate, I'd think. that would include time-outs for a snack and some sit down time to relax and take it in. the exhibits are comprehensive and FL has a long convoluted history. enjoy!