Tallahassee Museums & History

Tallahassee Museums & HistoryExplore the culture and people who made and make Tallahassee the "crown jewel" of Florida's west coast. Enjoy our list of favorite destinations to help you discover art, science and history museums, monuments and national landmarks throughout the capital city of the Sunshine State.

Florida's Historic Capitol
Vote to go to see the Florida's Historic Capitol in Tallahassee. Your winning vote gets you access inside the grand capitol building to witness the political process at work at the Florida Legislative Research Center and Museum, the House and Senate Chambers, the Supreme Court, and Governor's Suite.

Address: 400 South Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL 32399 - MAP
Phone: (850) 487-1902
Web: www.flhistoriccapitol.gov

Mary Brogan Museum of Art
Enjoy the art of science at the Mary Brogan Museum of Art in Tallahassee. The stellar two-story museum houses interactive science exhibits with collections of art. Guests can see amazing exhibits like the Titanic Artifacts Exhibition and renowned paintings such as Christ Carrying the Cross by Rouge. Don't forget to pick up a souvenir from the Brogan Museum Store.

Address: 350 S Duval St., Tallahassee, FL 32301 - MAP
Phone: (850) 513-0700
Web: www.thebrogan.org

The John G. Riley Center/Museum of African American History and Culture
Visit the home of a slave turned millionaire at The John G. Riley Center/ Museum of African-American History and Culture. Learn about the spirit of the gentleman living at the time when slavery was a way of life and how he learned to read, write and understand the law of the land to become a distinguished educator and business man.

Address: 419 East Jefferson St., Tallahassee Fl 32301 - MAP
Phone: (850) 681-7881
Web: www.rileymuseum.org

Museum of Florida History
Travel back in time at the Museum of Florida History to learn about the movers and shakers that shaped the state of Florida. Discover exhibits, including Florida in the Civil War, WWII, Navel Ships Named Florida, and Forever Changed: La Florida 1531 to 1821, along with more than 44,000 artifacts.

Address: 500 South Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399 - MAP
Phone: (850) 245-6400
Web: www.museumoffloridahistory.com

Mission San Luis de Apalachee
Explore a living history village and national landmark at the Mission San Luis de Apalachee in Tallahassee. Hundreds of volunteers dressed in period costumes treat visitors to a demonstration of what life and culture were like in the village for the Apalachee Indians and newcomers from Spain.

Address: 2100 W Tennessee St., Tallahassee, FL 32304 - MAP
Phone: (850) 245-6406
Web: www.missionsanluis.org

Tallahassee Antique Car Museum
Automobile aficionados, drive over to visit the Antique Car Museum in Tallahassee Florida. Steer your way around an extensive car collection that includes the Abraham Lincoln's 1860 horse-drawn hearse to the Batmobile used in the 1992 movie Batman Returns.

Address: 6800 Mahan Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32308 - MAP
Phone: (850) 942-0137
Web: www.tacm.com