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Museum of Florida History

500 S Bronough St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6504
+1 850-245-6400
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Quite atmosphere

Free parking (there are signs posted claiming parking is $5 but parking is free) Free admission... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Does not truly represent Florida

1. Don’t waste your time. 2. Poor customer service (receptionist) in explaining the museum’s... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bernard T
Lakeland, Florida
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Learn of Florida's rich history here.
  • Excellent67%
  • 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 via mobile

Free parking (there are signs posted claiming parking is $5 but parking is free) Free admission ($5 donation requested at the end of the museum tour) Friendly, welcoming, professional, knowledgeable volunteers Gift shop Elevators for anyone with disabilities Mild walking Restrooms available Water fountain available...More

Thank TravelVidaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

1. Don’t waste your time. 2. Poor customer service (receptionist) in explaining the museum’s procedures. 3. Information and instructions on the museum’s free parking and use of its handheld tour device were extremely unclear. No advice was offered—we had to ask the questions. 4. Some...More

1  Thank Bernard T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is stunning. Everyone who lives in Florida should visit! I am a historian and a museum professional, so I tend to be a little harsh in my critiques of museums. This one delivered on everything! Very visitor-friendly, informative and visually beautiful exhibits, a...More

Thank CindyMH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting way to spend an hour if you are a Florida history buff. I’m not sure how much kids would enjoy it.

Thank noledoc58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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 here than I thought there would be - they have done a...More

Thank AlexFunTrip
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 reproductions and interpretation items. I guess hundreds of years of...More

Thank redneckITengineer
Reviewed 11 October 2017

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 4 October 2017

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 2 October 2017

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

Thank srollin34
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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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