In this exciting program guests will take a guided tour of the Wild Florida Trail after Museum hours. The tour guide will share some fun facts about the individual animals on our trail. Tour includes an up-close animal encounter with one of the native critters from our teaching collection.
Ever wonder what happens at the Museum overnight? In this special Overnight Adventure guests will take a guided Night walk on our Florida Wildlife Trail, have an up-close encounter with a nocturnal animal, enjoy games, and s’mores over a campfire! Please be sure to eat dinner prior to arrival.
Fall colors, owls, bats, scarecrows, apples and pumpkins are all a part of this fun workshop.
Registration fee does not include admission fee to the Museum.
In conjunction with the Red Hills Small Farms Alliance and the 7 Days of Local Delights, we are thrilled to offer this unique
hands-on class. Guests will participate in the preparation of a farm to table meal to be cooked on the woodstove and served up for supper on the 1880s farmhouse porch. Space is limited to 10 people. No children under 6 please.
Menu will include locally grown vegetables and a meat from a farm nearby.
Registration deadline: Wednesday October 21st by noon.
Get out the jackets and mittens for a walk to look for the first signs of spring. Hopefully the violets will cooperate! Get ready to search for heart shaped leaves, catch your buddies shadow and learn about animals that live underground at the museum just like our groundhog friend who predicts the length of winter up north. Thank goodness we are in Florida! Hope you will join us. Registration fee does not include admission fee to the Museum. Registration deadline Friday 2/5/2016 at noon.
Saturday Matinee of the Arts is presented by the Tallahassee Museum and FSU Opening Nights.
Getting dirty is good clean fun. Come plant, explore worms and fill your senses with the smells of spring. Weather permitting, we will have class at the farm and try our hand at washing clothes on the wash board, making butter, planting, sweeping, as well as fun dance and music experiences. Come join us! Registration fee does not include admission fee to the Museum.
Come on down to the Chapin Snake Center at the Museum! In this workshop participants will learn about Florida’s snakes. We will discuss both venomous and non-venomous snakes of Florida. Participants will also learn how best to prevent snake bites and what to do should one occur.
*Note: This workshop will have an Animal Encounter with a live non-venomous snake.
There are thousands of new products on the market that claim to be safe for your irreplaceable photos, invitations, and keepsakes. But, are they really?
In this 2 hour workshop, Director of Collections and Exhibits, Lacie Ballinger, will cover ways to properly preserve your irreplaceable items for generations to come.
*Please bring examples of paper based items that you would like to preserve.