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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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A Family and Friends membership is less than $5 per month for unlimited family fun, and pays for itself in just 2 to 3 visits! The best recreational value in the Big Bend area is the Tallahassee Museum Membership program.

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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
31
Tue
2016
SUMMER CAMPS! @ Tallahassee Museum
May 31 @ 7:30 am – Aug 12 @ 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
2
Sat
2016
Night Prowl
Jul 2 @ 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, June 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM.

Jul
9
Sat
2016
Swamp Stomp @ Tallahassee Museum
Jul 9 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Click here to visit our Facebook Event.

Click here to purchase advance tickets. FREE for Museum Members and active duty military personnel!

Stake out a shady spot among the lakeside oaks and enjoy hours of great outdoor performances into the cool of the evening.

This music festival is an acoustic music lover’s dream! Kick back and savor the summer flavor of acoustic performances by talented singer/songwriters. A staple of the Big Bend’s cultural calendar, the outdoor event features folk, blues, contemporary acoustic, ballads, highlands, saltwater music and much more! The musicians include accomplished performers and rising talents.

Plus outdoor games, animal encounters, living-history demonstrations, and other fun activities will be happening across the Museum’s beautiful 52 acre site.

Entertainment Schedule:
4:00 p.m. The Common ‘Taters and the Turn-Ups
4:30 p.m. Hot Tamale
5:00 p.m. Mimi Hearn and Mike Palecki
5:30 p.m. Ben Edmund
6:00 p.m. Bill & Karen Gay
6:30 p.m. Ragpicker Allen
7:00 p.m. Brian Bowen
7:30 p.m. Belle and The Band
8:00 p.m. Del Suggs

 

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

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Jul
16
Sat
2016
Night Prowl
Jul 16 @ 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, July 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM.

Jul
19
Tue
2016
Microsoft in the Classroom Teacher Academy
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

This professional development opportunity for teachers will be an immersive learning experience to hone your skills in Microsoft tools and applications for the classroom. Taught by Microsoft in the Classroom certified instructors, we’ll dive deep into One Note, and Microsoft 365 for Education, and have hands-on fun with some of the newest tools available for educators! Registration Deadline: July 15, 2016 by noon.

Aug
6
Sat
2016
Night Prowl
Aug 6 @ 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, August 3, 2016 at 12:00 PM.

Aug
20
Sat
2016
Visit Tallahassee Free Admission for KIDS Day at the Tallahassee Museum @ Tallahassee Museum
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Don’t miss the next Visit Tallahassee T.O.U.R. Guide FREE Admission Day, Saturday, August 20 at the Tallahassee Museum, where admission is FREE all day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for CHILDREN 17 AND UNDER! There will be plenty of family-friendly activities happening throughout the Museum grounds including close-up animal encounters and living history demonstrations on the 1880’s Big Bend Farmstead. Special Group Rate pricing will be available for CHILDREN 17 AND UNDER on all Tree to Tree Adventures courses throughout Ben German Photothe entire day!

Check out the Facebook event here!

Night Prowl
Aug 20 @ 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, August 17, 2016 at 12:00 PM.

Aug
28
Sun
2016
College Student Appreciation Day – FREE ADMISSION (w/ valid college ID)
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Welcome Back Students! 

WHO: All College Students with Valid Student ID

WHAT: Welcome Back Event with FREE admission, live music, and 12% off Tree to Tree Adventures Zipline rates!

WHEN: Sunday, August 28 from 11am to 5pm

WHERE: Tallahassee Museum

The first 100 students will also receive SWAG BAGS filled w/cups, koozies, gift certificates and coupons to some of the great local restaurants/bars! Must have valid College ID. 

More information about performing bands to come soon!

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