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Phone: 850-575-8684
3945 Museum Drive
Tallahassee
Florida 32310
USA
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Geographic areas served: North Florida, South Georgia

Programs: The Tallahassee Museum is nationally accredited by the American Association of Museums (AAM) and consists of a beautiful 52 acre campus where historic buildings (14) and associated artifacts (15,000), a living collection of native animals (50) in their natural habitats (11), and a nineteenth century farmstead are housed. The Museum also features temporary and nationally traveling history and science exhibits, a hands-on Discovery Center, nature trails, gardens, and a nationally accredited preschool program. Approximately, 2,000 educational programs, living history demonstrations and Animal Encounters are presented annually, both on the Museum?s grounds and through outreach services into the region. Programs are tailored for audiences ranging from preschool through senior citizens. The Museum annually hosts a number of special community events including the Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival, the Summer Swamp Stomp Music Festival, and Market Days, one of the southeast?s largest arts and crafts shows and sales.The Museum serves approximately 150,000 people a year which includes approximately 25,000 school children from 37 of Florida?s 67 counties.

Mission:
Established in 1957, the Tallahassee Museum encourage people to reach their full potential and contribute to a better sense of community, purpose and place by inspiring them to care for their natural world and value the role of history in their lives. Educational exhibits, programs, and publications highlight the relationships between the region''s history, culture and natural environment and encourage people to make become wise stewards of their natural and historical resources. Additionally, the Museum serves as a public trust for the collection, preservation, and conservation of the region''s historic artifacts and buildings (primarily from the 1800s forward), natural science specimens, and native wildlife that are at risk in a region and state facing rapid development and growth.
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02/19/10
My very first membership was to the Tallahassee Museum - I was 5 years old. I remember getting my membership card and being so proud that I was a member. Now that I am older I am still very proud of that membership and have maintained my membership over all these years to help support the museum - ... more »
02/19/10
The Tallahassee Museum is a wonderful place for young and old alike. I visited the Museum as a child and continued as an adult. My son attended camps from age 3-14 has volunteered last year during summer camp. He has a broad knowledge of natural science and I attribute that 100% to the Museum. ... more »
02/16/10
The Tallahassee Museum offers something for just about everyone. Live animals, plenty of nature trails and lots of historic buildings to explore. There is so much too do, and yet plenty of quiet spaces for those who just want to enjoy the Museum grounds... more »
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