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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!

 

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!

Sep
2
Fri
2016
Home School – Wild Wetlands – K-5th
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Students will explore the shoreline of Lake Bradford in this hands-on learning experience! This class   will collect samples using dip nets, take a closer look at specimens with digital microscopes, and learn about animals that live in our local wetland ecosystems.

Sep
3
Sat
2016
Growing Herbs
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Growing Herbs

The right plant, the right place, and the right season all play a role in successfully growing herbs in North Florida. Come and learn the many types of herbs you can grow in your garden this fall! Samples will be available for tasting and smelling, and participants will plant a few seeds of their own to take home. Deadline: Friday September 2 at noon.

Sep
9
Fri
2016
Home School – Wild Wetlands – 9th-12th Grade
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Students will explore the shoreline of Lake Bradford for a hands-on learning experience. In this class your child will collect samples using dip nets, take a closer look with digital microscopes, and learn about animals that live in our local wetland ecosystems.

Sep
10
Sat
2016
TAPP Rain Barrel Workshop
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
TAPP Rain Barrel Workshop

This workshop is free; non-members who wish to visit the Museum after the workshop must pay Museum admission.

TAPP instructors will take participants through the design and planning of a rain barrel and on their properties to slow the flow of water from their yards and improve groundwater recharge.  Instructors will be available afterward to answer questions and discuss the specifics of each participant’s yard.

Registration deadline:  Friday September 9, 2016 by noon.

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