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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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The Tallahassee Museum depends on the generosity of individuals, small businesses, corporations, foundations and planned gifts to succeed in our mission to promote knowledge and understanding of the Big Bend’s cultural history and natural environment, inspiring people to enrich their lives and build a better community.

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Staff Directory

Main Office Line: (850) 575-8684
Information Line: (850) 576-1636
Animal Department Line: (850) 575-8685
Fax Line: (850) 574-8243

Museum Staff Directory



Administration Contact Phone Email
President/CEO (Development) Russell S. Daws (850) 576-2531 x124
Vice President/COO Rebekka K. Wade (850) 575-8684 x133
Vice President of Philanthropy Katherine Cline Ashler (850) 575-8684 x131
Admissions & Retail
Visitor Services Manager (Admissions, Cafe, and Store) Chris Lindsay (850) 575-8684 x121
Operations Coordinator (Cafe and Catering) Courtney Hopper (850) 575-8684 x137
Education Programs and Volunteers
Vice President of Programs Natasha Hartsfield (850) 575-8684 x136
Conservation Program Specialist Allison Ashcroft (850) 575-8684 x116
Program Registrar Ray Armstrong (850) 575-8684 x141
Division of Programs Administrative Assistant MaLynda Bright (850) 575-8684 x148
Exhibits and Collections
Animal Curator Suzie Buzzo (850)575-8685
Director of Collections & Exhibits Lacie Ballinger (850) 575-8684 x113
Facilities and Grounds
Facilities Manager Mike Sullivan (850) 575-8684 x134
Administrative Bookkeeping Assistant (Accounts Payable) MaLynda Bright (850) 575-8684 x148
Administrative Bookkeeping Assistant (Accounts Receivable) Courtney Hopper (850) 575-8684 x137
Marketing & Membership
Director of Marketing & Membership Kerri Whitfield (850) 575-8684 x140
Membership Assistant Jennifer Golden (850) 575-8684 x117
Tree to Tree Zipline Adventures
Manager  Juan Cruz (850) 575-8684 x147
Assistant Manager  Michael Gaston (850) 575-8684 x147

Tallahassee Museum

Tallahassee Museum 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32310
Phone: (850) 575-8684 Info line: (850) 576-1636


9 am – 5 pm: Monday-Saturday
11 am – 5 pm: Sunday

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day and New Year’s Day