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The Tallahassee Museum is located on Tallahassee's southwest side of town on the shores of beautiful Lake Bradford. Free parking is available.

 

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Calendar

Jun
1
Mon
2015
SUMMER CAMPS! @ Tallahassee Museum
Jun 1 @ 7:30 am – Aug 14 @ 5:30 pm

Looking for fun-filled summer adventures for your PreK-5th grader? Check out the Tallahassee Museum Summer Camps! It’s a healthy mix of indoor and outdoor fun! There are still a few spaces remaining, so register your kids for camp today!

 

Jul
1
Wed
2015
African Americans in WW2 Exhibit
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm
African Americans in WW2 Exhibit

Visit the Tallahassee Museum’s new “African Americans in World War II” exhibit on display in the Phipps Gallery July 1 through September 30!

The exhibit displays 40 photographs of how life was for men and women during the most widespread war in human history. Over 2.5 million African Americans served in all branches of service, and in all theaters of operations during World War II. Despite extensive discrimination and segregation, they met the challenge, persevered and served with distinction and honor. Many black infantrymen were involved in the war in Europe and the war in the Pacific. In addition, black support of war efforts from the home front was important to the success of allied forces. (From The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History.)

 

Aug
1
Sat
2015
STEM Saturdays!
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics through the lens of the Museum’s expansive grounds and collections. Learn more about our natural environment and how to be stewards of the land, along with exploring the animal collection and what makes them part of this native habitat.

STEM activities will be offered in the Discovery Center, and at other locations of the Museum depending on the weather. When you arrive for STEM Saturday, be sure to ask admissions where the activities will be located!

Aug
8
Sat
2015
STEM Saturdays!
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics through the lens of the Museum’s expansive grounds and collections. Learn more about our natural environment and how to be stewards of the land, along with exploring the animal collection and what makes them part of this native habitat.

STEM activities will be offered in the Discovery Center, and at other locations of the Museum depending on the weather. When you arrive for STEM Saturday, be sure to ask admissions where the activities will be located!

Aug
15
Sat
2015
STEM Saturdays!
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics through the lens of the Museum’s expansive grounds and collections. Learn more about our natural environment and how to be stewards of the land, along with exploring the animal collection and what makes them part of this native habitat.

STEM activities will be offered in the Discovery Center, and at other locations of the Museum depending on the weather. When you arrive for STEM Saturday, be sure to ask admissions where the activities will be located!

Night Prowl
Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Guides will lead guests on a tour of the Wild Florida Trail after Museum hours. The tour guide will talk to the group about nocturnal behaviors, as well as a variety of other topics specific to the individual animals. The tour will include an animal encounter. Registration Deadline: The Wednesday prior to the event, by noon.

Aug
22
Sat
2015
STEM Saturdays!
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics through the lens of the Museum’s expansive grounds and collections. Learn more about our natural environment and how to be stewards of the land, along with exploring the animal collection and what makes them part of this native habitat.

STEM activities will be offered in the Discovery Center, and at other locations of the Museum depending on the weather. When you arrive for STEM Saturday, be sure to ask admissions where the activities will be located!

Sep
1
Tue
2015
Home School K-2nd grade
Sep 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Theme: Forest Uplands of North Florida

Rich learning opportunities for home-schooled children are scheduled regularly at the Tallahassee Museum. Programs are tailored to grade level and correlate with Sunshine State Standards. Older or younger children and parents may visit the Museum during the programs.

Minimum of 4, maximum of 20 students per program

Pre-registration is required. Registrations must be received by the Friday prior to the program date at 12:30pm to participate in the class. Children must stay within their age-appropriate group.

If you wish to register for multiple dates, please download and fill out the registration form here and submit it with payment.

Home School Registration

Home School 3rd-5th grade
Sep 1 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Theme: Forested Uplands of North Florida

Rich learning opportunities for home-schooled children are scheduled regularly at the Tallahassee Museum. Programs are tailored to grade level and correlate with Sunshine State Standards. Older or younger children and parents may visit the Museum during the programs.

Minimum of 4, maximum of 20 students per program

Pre-registration is required. Registrations must be received by the Friday prior to the program date at 12:30pm to participate in the class. Children must stay within their age-appropriate group.

If you wish to register for multiple dates, please download and fill out the registration form here and submit it with payment.

Home School Registration

Sep
12
Sat
2015
Growing Herbs
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The right plant, the right place, and the right season all play a role in successfully growing herbs in North Florida. Come and learn the many types of herbs you can grow in your garden this fall. Samples will be available for tasting and smelling, and participants will plant a few seeds of their own to take home. Deadline: Wednesday September 9 at noon.

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