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


Start off a great Jazz and Blues Festival 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

Pioneer Breakfast on Facebook

Presenting Sponsor:

TD and com with GANNETT

 

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

 

 

May
4
Mon
2015
Critter Class
May 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

May’s theme: Popcorn, Pigs, and Potatoes! What a way to wrap up the Critter Classes for summer. Digging, playing with mud, and creating healthy treats are all a part of this exciting Critter Class!

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.

May
16
Sat
2015
Introduction to Blacksmithing
May 16 @ 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.  Participants must be 18 years of age or older.

Visit Tallahassee T.O.U.R. Guide FREE Admission Day
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Don’t miss the next Visit Tallahassee T.O.U.R. Guide FREE Admission Day, Saturday, May 16 at the Tallahassee Museum, where admission is FREE all day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.! 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. Click here for more information.

Night Prowl
May 16 @ 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.

Jun
20
Sat
2015
Introduction to Blacksmithing
Jun 20 @ 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.  Participants must be 18 years of age or older.

Night Prowl
Jun 20 @ 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.

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