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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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College Day! Free Admission with valid ID!
9:00 am
The Tallahassee Museum is hosting a College Student Appreciation event (WITH VALID COLLEGE STUDENT ID). FREE general admission to Florida
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Feb 24 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
9:30 am
Date: Saturday and Sunday This two day beginning blacksmith workshop will be held at the Museum’s smithy with instructor Michael
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Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Gyotaku Japanese Fish Printing
10:00 am
Registration Deadline: Wednesday February 21 at noon. Dating from the mid-1800’s, “gyo= fish/ taku= rubbing”, was originally used as a
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Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Making Bacon Jam
1:00 pm
Have you heard rumors about something called Bacon Jam?  What is it?  How do you make it?  What do you
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Home School- K-5th grade- Mammals, Reptiles and Birds
10:00 am
Students will discover the common characteristics of these animals. They will learn to classify animals through hands-on objects. Registration Deadline:
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Daisy Full Day Journey- Welcome to the Daisy Flower Garden!
9:00 am
Girls will complete the entire journey!
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Butter Workshop
10:00 am
Learn the ins and outs of making butter. In this very informative workshop participants will learn the history, benefits of,
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Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
World Wildlife Day
10:00 am
  Come out and help the Tallahassee Museum celebrate World Wildlife Day. The Museum is dedicated to conservation, and the
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Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Frolics of Florida
6:00 pm
In this adult only tour, guests will learn about the different mating behaviors of the Tallahassee Museum’s animals. First, enjoy
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Home School- 6th-12th grade- Mammals, Reptiles, and Birds
10:00 am
Students will discover the common characteristics of these animals. They will learn to classify animals through hands-on objects. Registration Deadline:
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Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Night Prowl
6:00 pm
Enjoy a guided tour at the Tallahassee Museum and learn about the night life along the Florida Wildlife Trail. Your guide
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Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Making Bacon Jam
1:00 pm
Have you heard rumors about something called Bacon Jam?  What is it?  How do you make it?  What do you
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Day Camp K-5th Grade - "Spring from Tree to Tree" *Zip Camp*
7:30 am
Spring is just around the corner. Let’s zip through the trees and enjoy being outside. We will walk the trails
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9:15 am
Come learn about our 6 legged friends and foes, INSECTS. Some are helpers and some are not. Bugs won’t bug
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Day Camp K-5th Grade - "Spring Farm Day"
7:30 am
Learn all about this important season on the farm. We will explore how farm life changes at this time of
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Day Camp K-5th Grade - "Sustainable Seafood"
7:30 am
Do you love eating seafood? Together we will learn about making better choices when it comes to eating seafood. Learn
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Day Camp K-5th Grade - "Team Vaquita"
7:30 am
Let’s learn about the importance of protecting the most endangered marine mammal. Campers will get to learn all about the
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Day Camp K-5th Grade - "Jr. Zoo Keeper"
7:30 am
Learn about how we take care of our animals at the Museum. Campers will even get to make enrichments for
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Mar 17 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
9:15 am
In this basic introduction to Blacksmithing, participants will work alongside an experienced blacksmith to learn some history and basics of the craft.  At
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Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Joys of Keeping Chickens
10:00 am
Come learn about all the joys of keeping your own chickens.  Master Gardener and Living History Interpreter Judith Stricklin will
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Day Camp K-5th Grade - "Extreme Weather"
7:30 am
Ever wonder why one part of a hurricane is stronger than the other, or how a tornado forms? Campers will
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Brownies Full Day Journey- A World of Girls
9:00 am
Girls will complete the entire A World of Girls journey!
Mar 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Crochet Class
10:30 am
Long-time Living History Volunteer and fiber arts genius, Anna Lovcy, will be teaching several crochet classes this workshop season.  Sign
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Mar 24 @ 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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Mar 31 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Beginning Blacksmith Workshop
9:30 am
Date: Saturday and Sunday This two day beginning blacksmith workshop will be held at the Museum’s smithy with instructor Michael
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Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Night Prowl
6:00 pm
Enjoy a guided tour at the Tallahassee Museum and learn about the night life along the Florida Wildlife Trail. Your guide
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Home School- K-5th grade- Drop in the Bucket
10:00 am
Students will recognize the value of the earth’s water. Students will also explore the living things within water and how
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Apr 9 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am
9:15 am
Buds are bursting, and the weather is perfect to explore the farm.  Registration deadline is the Friday prior to the
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Home School- 6th-12th grade- Drop in the Bucket
10:00 am
Students will recognize the value of the earth’s water. Students will also explore the living things within water and how
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Apr 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Stomp for Health- Free Admission!
8:30 am
Come to the Museum for an exciting morning of fun, entertainment and FREE activities including: • Free admission into the
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