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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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Calendar

Jul 29 2017 @ 9:00 am – Jan 7 2018 @ 5:00 pm
60 Years of Collecting: Preserving Our Region's Identity
9:00 am
In celebration of the Museum’s 60th anniversary, this temporary exhibition highlights 60 special artifacts from the Museum’s extensive permanent collections.
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Aug 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
College Day
11:00 am
Welcome back from summer break students! The Tallahassee Museum is hosting a College Student Appreciation event (WITH VALID COLLEGE STUDENT
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Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home School-K-5th grade: Endangered Species
10:00 am
Learn all about the endangered species here in Florida. We will take a walk through the Wildlife Trail and discuss
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Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Vulture Awareness Day
10:00 am
Come join the Tallahassee Museum as we celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day!  We will have activities that highlight vulture conservation
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Home School- 6th-12th grade-Endangered Species
10:00 am
Learn all about the endangered species here in Florida. We will take a walk through the Wildlife Trail and discuss
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Sep 9 @ 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Behind the Scenes Feeding Experience
3:45 pm
Have you ever wanted to know more about the wildlife at the Museum? Explore the diverse diets of our  bears, river otters, panther and cougars. This
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Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Preserve the fall harvest of peppers and be prepared with gifts for the holiday season.  Learn to make hot pepper
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Sep 11 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am
Critter Class- Fall Fun!
9:15 am
We’ll explore fall fun! We’ll be counting, sorting with leaves and painting with fall colors. Registration deadline is the Friday
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Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sketching from Life
1:00 pm
In this two hour class you will be introduced to the basics of sketching. Drawing from observation is a rewarding
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Home School- Kindergarten - 5th grade- Bats & the History of Halloween!
10:00 am
Join us as we learn all about bats and the history of Halloween. We will have fun together making a
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Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Sacred Harp Sing
9:00 am
The unique sounds of shape note hymn singing will ring out from  the historic Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church.  Singers will
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Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Red Hills Polo Club Demonstration
9:30 am
Kimberly Von Stade, owner and operator of the Red Hills Polo Club and Equestrian Center will be speaking and demonstrating
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Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sketching from Life
1:00 pm
In this two hour class you will be introduced to the basics of sketching. Drawing from observation is a rewarding
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Oct 7 @ 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Behind the Scenes Feeding Experience
3:45 pm
Have you ever wanted to know more about the wildlife at the Museum? Explore the diverse diets of our  bears, river otters, panther and cougars. This
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Oct 9 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am
9:15 am
Owls, bats, and scarecrows are all a part of this exciting class!  Registration deadline is the Friday prior to the
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Home School- 6th-12th grade- Bats & the History of Halloween!
10:00 am
Join us as we learn all about bats and the history of Halloween. We will have fun together making a
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Halloween Howl 2017 @ Tallahassee Museum
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 10:00 pm
Halloween Howl 2017 @ Tallahassee Museum
6:00 pm
Click here to purchase advanced tickets online! For event updates, visit our Facebook page here! To become a Halloween Howl
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Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home School- K-5th grade- Butterflies
10:00 am
Take a walk through our butterfly garden as we learn all about different butterflies and their life cycle. Registration Deadline:
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Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sketching from Life
1:00 pm
In this two hour class you will be introduced to the basics of sketching. Drawing from observation is a rewarding
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Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home School-6th-12th grade- Archery!
10:00 am
Students will get a first-hand experience with archery. They will be able to shoot compound bows at targets. Registration Deadline:
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Zoobilee 2017 @ Tallahassee Museum
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
Click here to purchase tickets online (coming soon) For event updates, visit our Facebook event page here! (coming soon) Join
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Nov 11 @ 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Behind the Scenes Feeding Experience
3:45 pm
Have you ever wanted to know more about the wildlife at the Museum? Explore the diverse diets of our  bears, river otters, panther and cougars. This
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Nov 13 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am
9:15 am
We’ll explore colors through music, art, and a walk in nature! Registration deadline is the Friday prior to the class. Each
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Home School- K-5th grade- A Child's Life in the 1880s
9:00 am
Students will join an educator in period clothing for hands on experiences in the school house and on the 1880s
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Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm
Market Days 52nd Annual Holiday Shopping Event! @ North Florida Fairgrounds | Tallahassee | Florida | United States
10:00 am
Market Days is one of the Southeast’s largest and best juried arts and crafts shows, featuring the unique, handmade creations
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Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sketching from Life
1:00 pm
In this two hour class you will be introduced to the basics of sketching. Drawing from observation is a rewarding
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Home School- 6th-12th grade- A Child's Life in the 1880s
10:00 am
Students will join an educator in period clothing for hands on experiences in the school house and on the 1880s
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Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fall Farm Day
9:00 am
          Join us Saturday, December 9th at the Tallahassee Museum for a fun-filled day that celebrates our region’s cultural
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Dec 11 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am
9:15 am
We’ll explore leaves, bubbles, and the parachute at Lake Ella! So much fun awaits in this off-site session of Critter
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Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home School- K-5th grade- Bears
10:00 am
Bears- Students will learn about carrying capacity within the ecosystem and explore the ins and outs of what it takes
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