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The Panhandle Sights

Tallahassee Museum

  • 3945 Museum Dr. Map It
  • Tallahassee
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Updated 05/11/2015

Fodor's Review

Not exactly a museum, this is really an expansive, bucolic park that showcases a peaceful and intriguing look at Old Florida, located about 20 minutes from downtown. The theme and presentation here is of a working 1880s pioneer farm that offers daily hands-on activities for children, such as soap-making and blacksmithing. A boardwalk meanders through the 52 acres of natural habitat that make up the zoo, which has such varied animals as panthers, bobcats, white-tailed deer, bald eagles, red wolves, hawks, owls, otters, and black bears—many of which were brought here injured or orphaned. Also on-site are nature trails, a one-room schoolhouse dating from 1897, and an 1840s Southern plantation manor, where you can usually find someone cooking on weekends. It's peaceful, pleasing, and educational.

Sight Information


3945 Museum Dr., Tallahassee, Florida, 32310, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $7.50
  • Mon.–Sat. 9–5, Sun. 11–5

Updated 05/11/2015


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