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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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Group Programs

Come Visit Us, or Let Us Come to You!

Our education team offers a variety of enriching programs for your group.  Aligned with, but not exclusive to Florida’s State Standards, our programs hit the benchmarks necessary for adding that special touch to your lesson plan.  Pre-K programs are between 30-45 minutes in length. All other programs are 45-60 minutes unless otherwise noted.

All program fees are for groups of 25 individuals, with up to 10 additional individuals at $5 per person. Group numbers must not exceed 35 total individuals. We are unable to accommodate more than 35 individuals in a single program. To best accommodate you, we ask that you finalize your total number of participants with us no less than 3 business days prior to your visit.

Onsite Programs

Offsite Programs



To schedule a program for your site, or at the Museum, please fill out the online registration form.  Programs are considered booked when they are paid for. Payment, or purchase order is required 10 days prior to your program date. 

For additional information, email, or call 850.575.8684 ext. 141.

Program fee: Payment must be received upon booking in order to secure a date and time for your program. Check, cash, credit card, or purchase order are accepted.

Admission fee: May be paid upon arrival. Admission waived for 1 adult chaperone per 10 children.

Cancellations: A refund of the program fee, minus a $25 processing fee will be issued to groups canceling up to two business days (Monday- Friday) prior to the program. Any groups canceling within two business days (Monday-Friday) will not receive a refund.

Scheduling Changes: We understand that changes arise in scheduling and therefore allow for one change in date and time no less than 2 weeks prior to a reservation. A $25 processing fee for program date/time change is applied to any change made in addition to the allowed change, or one that is less than 2 weeks prior.

Home School

Home school programs are offered in 2 sessions, 1 session per grade level per month, K-6th grade and 6th-12th grade. Programs are 2 hours in length. Once children are signed in with the instructor, if a parent wishes to stay, they must pay admission to the Museum. Members pay no admission.

We are excited to announce that our 2019-20 Home School schedule is now up on our event calendar!

Special Fall/Spring Programs

Fall Fun on the Farm
Only offered November 14 and 15, 2019
The focus of this year’s Fall Fun on the Farm will be concentrating on the fun that happened after chores were completed. Students will taste cane syrup, learn the process of making butter, tour the plants and animals of the 1880s farmstead, and learn about children games and crafts from on the farm. Students will get an understanding of what all had to be done around the farm before they could play or relax. This program is $75.  
Spring Into the Farm
Only offered March 26th and 27th, 2020
The theme of this year’s Spring Farm Days is “Preparing for Spring on the Farm”. As the seasons changed so did the lifestyle of an 1880s farmer. Children will learn how 1880s farmers prepared for Spring. They will learn how the maintenance of the animals changed, how food was preserved, they will plow and even help plant a seasonal vegetable!
This program is $75.
Use Your Senses
Only offered March 23rd – May 15th, 2020
Learn about the five senses and the different adaptations some animals have to better use their senses. Students will get to use their senses and meet an education animal with its own unique senses.

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