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Fort Gadsden Historic Site

Fort Gadsden Historic Site

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is the site of two forts – a British fort built…

Forest Road 129-B
Eastpoint FL 32328
(850) 643-2282

Florida Capitol Complex

Florida Capitol Complex

Florida Capitol Complex

The Capitol Complex comprises the 22- story new Capitol building, the House of Representative and Senate Chambers, the Historic Capitol…

400 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 488-6167

Florida A&M University (FAMU)

Florida A&M University (FAMU)

Florida A&M University (FAMU)

Florida Agriculture & Mechanical University, one of the nation's largest historically Black universities is found on the highest of Tallahassee's…

1601 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tallahassee FL 32307
850-599-3550

Goodwood Museum & Gardens

Goodwood Museum & Gardens

Goodwood Museum & Gardens

Originally a 1,600-acre cotton plantation, the home is now on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as museum…

1600 Miccosukee Road
Tallahassee FL 32308
(850) 877-4202

22nd Floor of Capitol Observatory and Gallery

22nd Floor of Capitol Observatory and Gallery

22nd Floor of Capitol Observatory and Gallery

Enjoy panoramic views of Tallahassee and the surrounding landscape from the 22nd floor observatory which also includes a gallery displaying…

400 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee FL 32399
(850) 488-6167

Florida Caverns State Park

Florida Caverns State Park

Florida Caverns State Park

This is one of the few state parks with dry (air filled) caves and is the only state park in…

3345 Caverns Rd.
Marianna FL 32446
(850) 482-9598

Challenger Learning Center / IMAX Theatre and Planetarium

Challenger Learning Center / IMAX Theatre and Planetarium

Challenger Learning Center / IMAX Theatre and Planetarium

The Challenger Learning Center is the area’s premier “edu-tainment” destination located in downtown Tallahassee. The Challenger Learning Center (CLC) features…

200 South Duval Street
FL 32301
(850) 645-7827

Florida State Archives

Florida State Archives

Florida State Archives

Florida's archival records are invaluable historical and cultural resources that protect citizens’ rights, promote good government, and illuminate our diverse…

500 S. Bronough St.
Tallahassee FL
(850) 245-6719

Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory

Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory

Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory

A popular attraction offering marine biology experiences through interactive touch aquariums and a variety of demonstration programs.

222 Clark Drive
Panacea FL 32346
(850) 984-5297

FSU Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

FSU Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

A part of the FSU Department of History, The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience has a…

113 Collegiate Loop
Tallahassee FL 32306

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