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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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Drop Spindle Workshop

November 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Members - $17 / Non-Members - $20

Do you knit, crochet, or weave?  Have you thought about making your own yarn?  Most people believe that you need a spinning wheel to make yarn.  The truth is that people were making yarn for 20,000 years before spinning wheels were invented, using a simple tool called a hand spindle.  Spindles are inexpensive, portable, and a great way to make your own yarn.   Students will learn the basics of spinning, while I “spin some yarns” about the history of this ancient art and be able to take home some wool and a spindle. Bring a lunch or snack with you!


Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 27th at Noon.

Must be 16 years or older to participate.

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