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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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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 the end of April. 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
2
Mon
2015
Critter Class
Feb 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

February’s theme: We Love Art! Critter friends will explore shapes, color, and art in motion.

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.

Feb
3
Tue
2015
Full Moon Night Flight
Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Full 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 Full Moon Night Flight is Tuesday, February 3 at 6:30pm.

MUSEUM MEMBERS RECEIVE $5 OFF! 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, school or friends group.

Feb
14
Sat
2015
Saturday Matinee of the Arts: FREE Admission
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday Matinee of the Arts: FREE Admission
Join us on Valentine’s Day for Saturday Matinee of the Arts: For the Love of the Arts; a rich lineup of visual and performing arts, including live music on the outdoor stage and in the museum’s historic buildings. The day’s dance performances typically range from ballet to flamenco, while artists and artisans from fine painters and potters to jewelry makers display their work in picturesque settings throughout the museum’s grounds. This year’s Valentine’s Day themed event may include love-themed crafts, historic information about the holiday, and even some sweet treats!

 

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!. Sketchcrawlin’ at the Museum showcases the works of more than 20 local artists from their recent visit to the Tallahassee Museum when they spent the day sketching a variety of scenes around the museum grounds.

Frolics of Florida
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 11th by noon. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Limit 30 people total.

The Tallahassee Museum welcomes its most provocative tour, offered once a year! In this adult only event, guests will learn all about the oddities in mating among the museum’s animal collection. The evening will begin with a cocktail hour in the Natural Science Building prior to the tour. Participants will enjoy refreshments and an entertaining talk relating to this sexy subject matter during this time and will then be escorted out to the Wild Florida trail to frolic among the beasts!

Feb
21
Sat
2015
Introduction to Blacksmithing
Feb 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.

Night Prowl
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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.

Mar
2
Mon
2015
Critter Class
Mar 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

March’s theme: Crawling Critters: Insects are amazing misunderstood creatures. Critters will use art, science, and music to gain an appreciation for our 6- legged friends.

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.

 ** No class on March 16th, 2015.

Mar
7
Sat
2015
The Joys of Keeping Chickens
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Registration Deadline: Wednesday March 4th by noon.

Come learn about all the joys of keeping your own chickens.  Master Gardener and Living History Interpreter Judith Stricklin will share how easy and rewarding it is to raise your own backyard flock from chicks.  Not only will she give you suggestions of how to build a predator-proof coop and how to care for your chickens, she will also share the benefits of having compost on hand, as well as a bounty of fresh eggs!

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