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Tallahassee Segway Tours

Tallahassee Segway Tours

Tallahassee Segway Tours

Tallahassee Segway Tours provides guided tours of local area sights and attractions on Segway i2 SE Personal Transporters. These self-balancing,…

1500 S Monroe St
Tallahassee FL 32301
850.385.6376

Old City Cemetery

Old City Cemetery

Old City Cemetery

Tallahassee’s first public cemetery served as the burial place for both blacks and whites as early as 1829. Laws required…

Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and Park Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 545-5842

Beadel House at Tall Timbers

Beadel House at Tall Timbers

Beadel House at Tall Timbers

The former antebellum and hunting plantation of famed naturalist Henry Beadel comprises 4000 acres on the north shore of Lake…

13093 Herny Beadel Dr.
Tallahassee FL 32312
(850) 893-4153

Frank Lloyd Wright's Lewis Spring House

Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright's Lewis Spring House

Built in 1954 for the Lewis family, this is the only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed private residence in Florida. It has…

3117 Okeeheepkee Road
Tallahassee FL 32303

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

FSU Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

FSU Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

A part of the FSU Department of History, The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience has a…

113 Collegiate Loop
Tallahassee FL 32306

Tallahassee Museum

Tallahassee Museum

Tallahassee Museum

The Tallahassee Museum! Set amidst 52 acres of breathtaking Florida flora and fauna, the Museum’s living exhibits of native wildlife,…

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

Tallahassee Automobile Museum

Tallahassee Automobile Museum

Tallahassee Automobile Museum

Features more than 130 rare autos including an 1894 Duryea, 1931 Duesenberg, the Tucker and Batmobiles. Other collections include antique…

6800 Mahan Drive
Tallahassee FL 32308
(850) 942-0137

Bellevue Plantation at Tallahassee Museum

Bellevue Plantation at Tallahassee Museum

Bellevue Plantation at Tallahassee Museum

Catherine Murat, born a Virginian, moved to Florida with her parents where she met and married a Frenchman, Achille Murat. …

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

Florida Historic Capitol Museum

Florida Historic Capitol Museum

Florida Historic Capitol Museum

Restored to its 1902 grandeur with stained-glass dome and candy-striped awnings, the Historic Capitol stands as an icon at the…

400 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-1902

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