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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

Feb
13
Sat
2016
Sketchcrawl Exhibit
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm
Sketchcrawl Exhibit

Check out the Museum’s new spring exhibit, “Sketchcrawl” on display in Phipps Gallery beginning Feb 13 through July 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.

May
6
Fri
2016
New Moon Night Flight
May 6 @ 7:45 pm – 11:15 pm
New Moon Night Flight

Tree To Tree Adventures’ Night Flights are a very exciting way to experience the Soaring Cypress zip line course in the dark. Grab your headlamps and zip through the tree-tops while conquering aerial obstacles and soaring over the cypress swamp. Our next Night Flight is Friday, May 6 at 7:45 PM, and you must pre-register!

MEMBERS RECEIVE $5 OFF REGULAR NIGHT ZIP PRICE (must register as a member) Click here to purchase your ticket!

Contact t2t@tallahasseemuseum.org for more information or to learn about setting up a private night zip for your corporate, birthday or school group.

May
7
Sat
2016
Night Prowl
May 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Enjoy a guided tour at the Tallahassee Museum and learn about the night life along the Florida Wildlife Trail. Your guide will provide an enjoyable experience as you spot the many nocturnal animals which call the Museum home. You will also have an opportunity to get close to one special night creature.  Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 12:00 PM.

May
9
Mon
2016
Critter Buddy- Spring is in the Air
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Getting dirty is good clean fun. Come plant, explore worms and fill your senses with the smells of spring. Weather permitting, we will have class at the farm and try our hand at washing clothes on the wash board, making butter, planting, sweeping, as well as fun dance and music experiences. Come join us!  Registration fee does not include admission fee to the Museum.

May
14
Sat
2016
Beginning Blacksmith Workshop
May 14 @ 9:00 am – May 15 @ 5:00 pm

Date: Saturday and Sunday,

Time: 9:00am-5:00pm each day

This two day beginning blacksmith workshop will be held at the Museum’s smithy with instructor Michael Murphy, the Museum’s part-time resident blacksmith.  This workshop will be for people with little to no blacksmith experience and is limited to six people.  Each person will have the opportunity to work with the traditional coal burning forge, as well as the more modern propane-burning forge.  Materials will be provided and participants may take their creations with them at the end of the day.  – Deadline to register is Wednesday, May 11, 2016 by 12:00 PM.

 

May
17
Tue
2016
Home School K – 2nd Grade
May 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Theme: Florida Panthers

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
May 17 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Theme: Florida Panthers

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

May
20
Fri
2016
Home School K-2nd Grade
May 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Theme: Florida Panthers

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 Wednesday prior to the program date at 12:00pm 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
May 20 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Theme: Florida Panthers

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 Wednesday prior to the program date at 12:00pm 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

May
21
Sat
2016
Intro. to Blacksmithing
May 21 @ 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. – Deadline to register is May 18, 2016 at 12:00PM.

 

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