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Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum

Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum

Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum

Once an operating training facility – it served as an amphibious training base for nearly 30,000 soldiers between 1941 and…

1873 Hwy 98 West
Carrabelle FL 32322
(850)697-8575

Tallahassee Automobile Museum

Tallahassee Automobile Museum

Tallahassee Automobile Museum

Features more than 170 rare vehicles autos including a 1931 Duesenberg, the Tucker and three Batmobiles. Other collections include antique…

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

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

Taylor House Museum of Historic Frenchtown

Taylor House Museum of Historic Frenchtown

Taylor House Museum of Historic Frenchtown

Built in 1894 by Lewis W. Taylor, a community educator and leader. Today, the home is listed on the National…

442 West Georgia Street
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 222-6111

Mildred and Claude Pepper Library & Museum

Mildred and Claude Pepper Library & Museum

Exhibits chronicling the life of U.S. Congressman Claude Pepper (1900-1989). Includes interactive exhibits, 1937 Studebaker campaign car, reproduction of House…

850-644-9217

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

Fort Gadsden Historic Site

Fort Gadsden Historic Site

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is the site of two forts – a British fort built…

Forest Road 129-B
Eastpoint FL 32328
(850) 643-2282

Jack Hadley Black History Museum

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

Concord Schoolhouse

Concord Schoolhouse

Concord Schoolhouse

The Concord Schoolhouse was originally completed in 1897 for African American children in the small town of Miccosukee Florida. It…

3945 Museum Rd.
Tallahassee FL 32310

Goodwood Museum & Gardens

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

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