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Florida Historic Capitol Museum

400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6536
+1 850-487-1902
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So this is the refurbished and replicated old state capital. Lots of history and cool stuff to look... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth E
Cypress, Texas, United States
via mobile
Beautiful Insight into our past! Easy to reach from I-10 Exit

Beautiful Insight into our past! Easy to reach from I-10 Exit. All members of our Family enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Springfield, Virginia
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The Florida Historic Capitol Museum serves to illuminate the past, present, and future connection between the people of Florida and their political institutions through programs of civic education, historic interpretation, and preservation.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6536
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So this is the refurbished and replicated old state capital. Lots of history and cool stuff to look at. After done, go out the back door and see the new one. Check out the ground floor first and walk out the other side to see...More

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Insight into our past! Easy to reach from I-10 Exit. All members of our Family enjoyed the visit. There is a short film (not much in it - recommended to skip this and go straight to the exhibits), the old Governor's office, old state...More

Thank DaveHom1796
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to understand the history of the areas that we visit and the Capital Museum really gave us a good insight to Florida's political system and the challenges that is took on head on from integration in school to minorities getting the vote. A...More

Thank Mork001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old capitol building was restored several years back and is worth taking a step back into Florida's state government history. A lot of interesting stuff for those who appreciate state history.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful architecture is lovely to see. But the history that lies within the walls is a great way to bring state government to life for kids learning civics. Always enjoy the trips here.

Thank Annie N
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

The visit to the State Capitol was pleasant. Everyone from the officers at the front checkpoint to the visitor center lady and gentleman was very friendly and helpful. The girl with long, dark hair who was working in the gift shop of the old Capitol...More

Thank Roadtripist
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This was a great place to take my students on a trip. It is free and the presenters are knowledgable and helpful. The only problem is that the students have to be quiet as they walk through the halls due to the noise carrying to...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This a local visit for me here in Tallahassee. The building was meticulously restored and offers a window into the past. I've visited a number of times over the years.

Thank roberthZ5210EA
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This museum is hard to miss since it the capitol building was built around it. The staff was wonderful and explained the history of the building before we visited the exhibits. You can actually go in and walk around the rooms where the legislators actually...More

Thank Ward D
Reviewed 18 November 2017

what a great place to visit we had a great talk to the volunteers who obviously know their stuff they were all retired and they were proud of their heritagethe building has been renovated to the old style using the same furniture and carpts

Thank trishswim
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3 June 2017|
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Response from William W | Reviewed this property |
Depending on your level of interest, you view everything in at least 2 hours! This is if you stop and look at the displays and read the stories!
14 February 2017|
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Response from Keith R | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no parking facilities on site.