The Panhandle Sights

Old Capitol

  • S. Monroe St. at Apalachee Pkwy. Map It
  • Tallahassee
  • Government Building

Published 09/18/2015

Fodor's Review

The centerpiece of the capitol complex, this 1842 structure has been added to and subtracted from several times. Having been restored, the jaunty red-and-white-striped awnings and combination gas-electric lights make it look much as it did in 1902. Inside, it houses a must-see museum of Florida's political history as well as the old Supreme Court chambers and Senate Gallery—a very interesting peek into the past.

Sight Information


S. Monroe St. at Apalachee Pkwy., Tallahassee, Florida, 32399, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Self-guided tours weekdays 9–4:30, Sat. 10–4:30, Sun. noon–4:30; call for guided tours

Published 09/18/2015


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