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Jack Hadley Black History Museum

Jack Hadley Black History Museum

The museum features more than 3,000 artifacts representing local, state and national African-American history. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

214 Alexander St
Thomasville FL 3l792
(229) 226-5029

Museum of Florida History

Museum of Florida History

Opened in 1977 as the state’s history museum, it houses exhibits and artifacts covering Florida’s history and prehistory. More than…

500 S. Bronough St.
Tallahassee FL 32399
(850) 245-6396

Florida State Archives

Florida State Archives

Historical records and archival collections include the Spanish land grants, the confirmed land grant claims related to the territory that…

500 S. Bronough St.
Tallahassee FL
(850) 245-6719

Goodwood Museum & Gardens

Goodwood Museum & Gardens

Originally a 1,600-acre cotton plantation, the home is now on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as museum…

1600 Miccosukee Road
Tallahassee FL 32308
(850) 877-4202

Challenger Learning Center / IMAX Theatre and Planetarium

Challenger Learning Center / IMAX Theatre and Planetarium

Learn about and explore the wild world of science and technology. Features a state-of-the-art Space Mission Simulator and space station…

200 South Duval Street
FL 32301
(850) 645-7827

Tallahassee Museum

Tallahassee Museum

One of North Florida’s most visited attractions, this 52-acre natural history museum features native habitats of indigenous wildlife such as…

3945 Museum Dr
Tallahassee FL 32310
(850) 575-8684

Hernando de Soto State Archaeological Site

Hernando de Soto State Archaeological Site

From October 1539 through March 1540, Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto and his expedition occupied land in present-day Tallahassee. De…

1022 De Soto Park Drive
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 922-6007

Florida Caverns State Park

Florida Caverns State Park

This is one of the few state parks with dry (air filled) caves and is the only state park in…

3345 Caverns Rd.
Marianna FL 32446
(850) 482-9598

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church

Built in 1838, this prominent Classic Revival style building still has its original gallery set aside for slaves who were…

Downtown, 110 N. Adams Street
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 222-4504

Frenchtown

Frenchtown

Bounded approximately by Tennessee Street, Alabama Street, Woodward Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Frenchtown is Tallahassee’s best-known black…

N Macomb St & W Virginia St
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 513-9981

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