Skip Content

Visit Find your info here


The Tallahassee Museum is located on Tallahassee’s southwest side of town on the shores of beautiful Lake Bradford. Free parking is available.


Join Become a member


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.

Give Support us

Give a little bit

The Tallahassee Museum depends on the generosity of individuals, small businesses, corporations, foundations and planned gifts to succeed in our mission to promote knowledge and understanding of the Big Bend’s cultural history and natural environment, inspiring people to enrich their lives and build a better community.

Register Find forms here

Register online for school break camps, preschool, workshops and more!




Sign up Receive our e-news

Sign Up

Be in the know about upcoming events and news from the Tallahassee Museum.

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

The Museum Files – Expungement and Other Tall Tales: Exoneration Myths and Facts

November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Members - $10 / Non-Memnbers - $12


The Museum Files

In this multi-part series, the Tallahassee Museum presents The Museum Files—lectures in criminal justice, forensics, behavioral profiling, police investigation, myths, legends, and unsolved crimes.

Expungement and Other Tall Tales: Exoneration Myths and Facts

This talk, facilitated by criminologist Dr. Adina Thompson, will look at common misconceptions surrounding the exoneration of wrongfully convicted people in Florida. We’ll discuss cleaning up criminal records, compensation, and what happens when innocent folks come home. Bring your questions!


Dr. Adina Thompson, Intake Coordinator, Innocence Project of Florida

Adina M. Thompson earned a PhD in Criminology, Law and Society from the University of Florida in 2014. She serves as the Intake Coordinator at Innocence Project of Florida, a non-profit post-conviction law firm that works to overturn wrongful convictions, help exonerated people reenter a changed world, and prevent future miscarriages of justice.

Dr. Thompson is responsible for reviewing claims of innocence from inmate applicants across the state of Florida. She supervises two intake professionals and a team of law student interns who work together to discover avenues for post-conviction relief that include new DNA and forensic testing opportunities, suppressed evidence, new witness statements, recanted testimony, and ineffective counsel.

Dr. Thompson in an adjunct professor at Arkansas State University and lectures frequently on issues related to wrongful conviction and exoneration.

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