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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

Nov
28
Fri
2014
Winter Guest Animals Have Arrived!
Nov 28 – Apr 1 all-day
Winter Guest Animals Have Arrived! @ Tallahassee | Florida | United States

The Museum is pleased to announce its Winter Guest Animals have arrived! “From Neotropical Forest Floor to Canopy” is a multispecies exhibit of Neotropical animals native to South and Central America that is open to the public through April 5. The group includes red-rumped agoutis, brilliant blue and gold macaws, tortoises, guans, and last but not least, a Hoffman’s two-toed sloth.

Feb
14
Sat
2015
Sketchcrawlin’ at the Museum Exhibit
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Sketchcrawlin' at the Museum Exhibit

Check out the Museum’s new spring exhibit, “Sketchcrawlin’ at the Museum” on display in Phipps Gallery beginning Feb 14 through May 31! The Tallahassee chapter of Sketchcrawl, an online international sketch forum, exhibits drawings and paintings of  the Museum and other city venues in the Phipps Gallery. Also, Mark Fletcher displays watercolors from his national art residency at Big Cypress Preserve in the Bird Room.

Apr
4
Sat
2015
Beginning Blacksmith Workshop
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm

This two day beginners workshop will begin with making a punch and a chisel, then use the punch and chisel to make a set of tongs. After that, participants will use the tools made plus others to make another item such as a letter opener or oyster shucker, etc. Participants will take home all of their creations.

 

Apr
6
Mon
2015
Critter Class
Apr 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

April’s theme: Bunnies, Birds, and Buds- Spring is in the air. Critter friends will be delighted with fun projects during this session.

Monthly class for 2 to 3.5 year old children and an adult partner, meeting on Monday each week. Each month incorporates a new theme into the lessons.

Fee is for the entire month, and pre-registration is required by noon on the Friday prior to the first Monday of each month. Please be sure to check the calendar, as some weeks there will be no class due to holidays.

Apr
18
Sat
2015
Stomp Out Diabetes Event – FREE Admission
Apr 18 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

The Tallahassee Museum is a proud sponsor of the Leon County Schools Stomping Out Type 2 Diabetes event Saturday, April 18. The event will take place at the Tallahassee Museum and will be fun for the whole family! Free access from 8:30am – 11:30am to the Museum, reduced fees for Tree to Tree Adventures, 1 Mile Family Fun STOMP, and other activities will be available!

Introduction to Blacksmithing
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Work alongside an experienced blacksmith to learn some history and basics of the craft. Participants will take home their own creation.

Night prowl
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 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.

In the event of thunderstorms and lightening, Night Prowls will be cancelled. You will have the option of scheduling for a later date, or being reimbursed.

Apr
25
Sat
2015
Pioneer Breakfast
Apr 25 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

Start off a great weekend with good eatin’ for a good cause!
On Saturday, April 25th , between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. enjoy a hearty, outdoor meal at our Pioneer Breakfast on the 1880s farmstead. This down-home fundraiser features freshly grilled sausage, scrambled eggs, pancakes and real Bradley’s grits. The Museum’s Board of Trustees will serve up heaping helpings, along with coffee, juice and milk.

 

Click below for tickets:

Pioneer Breakfast

Pioneer Breakfast & Jazz and Blues Combo Ticket

 

Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

FBCoverforJazzandBlues

Click here to join our Facebook event and receive event updates.

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Jazz and Blues & Pioneer Breakfast Combo

Jazz and Blues Festival

Come out to the Tallahassee Museum for one of the region’s best two-day jazz, swing, and rhythm and blues music festivals! Get up and dance, sit back and enjoy the music, or take part in fun family activities on the pioneer farm. Guests are welcome to bring camp chairs and blankets, and drinks available at the cash bar. Come on out and enjoy one of the Tallahassee Museum’s great concerts!

Start off a great weekend with good eatin’ for a good cause! Before the festival kicks off between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. enjoy a hearty, outdoor meal at our Pioneer Breakfast on the 1880s farmstead. This down-home fundraiser features freshly grilled sausage, scrambled eggs, pancakes and real Bradley’s grits. The Museum’s Board of Trustees will serve up heaping helpings, along with coffee, juice and milk.

2015 JAZZ & BLUES LINE UP:

Saturday, April 25 
11 AM Yellow Dog Jazz Band
12 Noon Thursday Night Music Club
1 PM Zach Bartholomew Trio
2 PM Thomas University Jazz Ensemble
3 PM TCC Jazz Band
4 PM Tallahassee Swing

Sunday, April 26 
11 AM Big Daddy & Red Hot Java
12 Noon RoadHouse
1 PM Rhythm Abuse
2 PM Bogazedi
3 PM Jerry Thigpen Trio
4 PM ACME Rhythm & Blues


Presenting Sponsor:
TD and com with GANNETT

 

 

 

Apr
26
Sun
2015
Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

FBCoverforJazzandBlues

Click here to join our Facebook event and receive event updates.

Click below to purchase tickets online:

Jazz and Blues & Pioneer Breakfast Combo

Jazz and Blues Festival

Come out to the Tallahassee Museum for one of the region’s best two-day jazz, swing, and rhythm and blues music festivals! Get up and dance, sit back and enjoy the music, or take part in fun family activities on the pioneer farm. Guests are welcome to bring camp chairs and blankets, and drinks available at the cash bar. Come on out and enjoy one of the Tallahassee Museum’s great concerts!

Start off a great weekend with good eatin’ for a good cause! Before the festival kicks off between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. enjoy a hearty, outdoor meal at our Pioneer Breakfast on the 1880s farmstead. This down-home fundraiser features freshly grilled sausage, scrambled eggs, pancakes and real Bradley’s grits. The Museum’s Board of Trustees will serve up heaping helpings, along with coffee, juice and milk.

2015 JAZZ & BLUES LINE UP:

Saturday, April 25 
11 AM Yellow Dog Jazz Band
12 Noon Thursday Night Music Club
1 PM Zach Bartholomew Trio
2 PM Thomas University Jazz Ensemble
3 PM TCC Jazz Band
4 PM Tallahassee Swing

Sunday, April 26 
11 AM Big Daddy & Red Hot Java
12 Noon RoadHouse
1 PM Rhythm Abuse
2 PM Bogazedi
3 PM Jerry Thigpen Trio
4 PM ACME Rhythm & Blues

Presenting Sponsor:
TD and com with GANNETT

 

 

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