Museum of Florida History
The Museum is a treasure trove of Florida history with artifacts the entire family finds fascinating. Learn about some of the great things to see and do at the Museum in this short video.
- 3945 Museum Rd, Tallahassee, FL
- Phone: (850) 575-8684
Set amidst 52 acres of breathtaking Florida flora and fauna, the Tallahassee Museum has served as an iconic Tallahassee landmark for more than 60 years. Ranked as one of Florida?s top museums, the Museum?s living exhibits of native Florida wildlife, nature trails and native gardens are renowned by visitors of all ages.
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Museum with political artifacts, photos & interactive exhibits in a historic government building.
Riley House Museum
Built in 1890 by John G. Riley, local educator and civic leader, the home is the last visible evidence of Smokey Hollow, an African-American community that once thrived in downtown Tallahassee. Exhibits feature historical artwork and photographs.
Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts
Accredited by the American Association of Museums, exhibits range from scholarly presentations to the colorful work of regional artists and students. It has nearly 4,000 works of art in its collections.
Florida Governor's Mansion
Enjoy an on-line look at the Florida Governor's Mansion. This piece of Florida's history serves as a reminder of our state's past and as a home to those crafting our state's future. For an in-person experience, you may schedule a tour for yourself, your family, or your group.
Goodwood Museum & Gardens
- 1600 Miccosukee Rd, Tallahassee, FL
- Phone: (850) 877-4202
Walk around Goodwood Museum and Gardens and you?ll get a sense of Old Florida charm and splendor. Once the centerpiece of a 2,400-acre plantation, the main house has been restored. All furnishings are original to the house, and the plants and flowers outside also are ?heirloom? ? none are used that appeared after 1929.
Florida State Capitol
- 400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL
- Phone: (850) 488-6167
Florida's new Capitol building has a rich ancestry, which began in 1824 with the establishment of Tallahassee as the new capital city. As Florida grows, so has the need for improvement to local facilities and infrastructure to handle new challenges while also enhancing some of our already-beautiful green areas.
Meek-Eaton Black Archives Research Center and Museum
- 445 Gamble St, Tallahassee, FL
- Phone: (850) 599-3020
The Carnegie Library (pictured above) is located on the historic campus of Florida A&M University (FAMU). Construction on the library started in 1907 and the facility officially opened to the public in 1908. It was the first Carnegie Library built on a black land-grant college campus.
- 219 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, FL
- Phone: (850) 561-2603
Florida?s oldest surviving bank building that reopened after the Civil War as the Freedom Savings and Trust Company for emancipated slaves. It later served as a shoe factory, beauty shop, feed store and church.