Red-tailed Hawk at the Tallahassee Museum

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Museum History

What started as the work of a few teachers in 1957 took root on our current grounds in 1960, eventually becoming the Museum as you know it today.

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Museum Leadership

For 30 years, Russell Dawes has stewarded the Tallahassee Museum along with its Board of Trustees.

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Sustainability Initiatives

At the Museum, we practice sustainability each day, and work to encourage others in our community to do the same.

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Staff & Opportunities

From part-time positions to careers that lead to long-term fulfillment, the Tallahassee Museum is an amazing organization to be a part of. Browse openings or learn more about the professionals currently working here today.

Museum Stories

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What a fantastic place! The tree-to-tree was awesome. And our guide, Kayla was great! Very informative, instructive, and professional And encouraging! She took the time to encourage and instruct the couple of girls that started to have a melt down....

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This was our second annual visit to Tallahassee from Arizona and second visit to the Tallahassee Museum to go zip lining. Such great fun for kids and grown ups acting like kids!! Thank you Emily for being so patient and...

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Love last minute day trips and exploring new places! 🚗 We headed to Tallahassee today to spend time with family and went out exploring the @tallahasseemuseum!

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Definitely the best gift we have received for my daughter’s birthday! It’s the gift that keeps on giving all year. We love going almost every weekend to spend time outdoors, see the animals, and play on the playground.

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February 22nd, 2014. Our wedding day in the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, every visit reminds us of that day ❤️ and we do visit often!

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I can’t pick just one memory. To me it will always be the Tallahassee Junior Museum…I volunteered there as a teenager in the early 1970’s. Helped out everywhere…got to experience everything from the wild animals to the farm animals to...

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