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Museum of Florida History

500 S Bronough St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6504
+1 850-245-6400
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A snapshot of old Florida

This is a must see for visitors to Tallahassee. It gives a look into Florida’s history from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matt B
You Don't Have to be a Floridian

The beginnings of life and human habitation seem pretty universal whether you are in Maine or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Learn of Florida's rich history here.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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500 S Bronough St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6504
+1 850-245-6400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see for visitors to Tallahassee. It gives a look into Florida’s history from prehistoric through pre-Columbian and I to the modern era.

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beginnings of life and human habitation seem pretty universal whether you are in Maine or Florida. The bones of long extinct animals and shards of pottery that predate most of history are displayed in this museum so it is an interesting stroll through time....More

Thank TheCovertCritic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best bargain in town. A well done overview of the political and cultural history of Florida. Very kid friendly too.

Thank srollin34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comprehensive museum of Florida history. Permanent exhibits are informative. Rotating exhibits are very interesting.

Thank J3682BLcharlottel
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We went to see the annual quilt show recently and were pleasantly surprised to see that the Museum had received a bit of a face lift. The layout is much improved. We tend to go to the museum when they have a special show, but...More

Thank Tallahassee-Bob
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Having major with a Political Science degree with a History minor, I recommend the Museum of Florida History, to ALL Southern folks and alike, it gives you a different and refreshing history of Florida. The State of Florida, is not only Fun in the Sun...More

Thank Felix P
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We have never visited a State Museum in America that was not Outstanding, and Florida's ranks right up their with the very top in the Nation. The displays were superb and expertly done. The faces were so lifelike that I several times was stunned at...More

Thank AlanByrne
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great place to stop and let the children out of the car and to learn more about Florida. Parking is a little sketchy because of the downtown location so be aware to start looking about a block away. The museum walks you through Florida history...More

Thank sarahkathleen1
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The museum does an excellent job of showing the history of Florida. Lots of interesting displays and artifacts provide the visitor with a great understanding of the history of the state of Florida. Overall, an excellent museum, especially considering there is no admission fee. If...More

Thank marchuk
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This museum give a great overview of Florida history. Many of the exhibits were interactive. It was a good way to spend a few hours

Thank mirraFlorida
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27 October 2016|
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Response from tomtri75 | Reviewed this property |
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
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21 September 2016|
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