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John G. Riley House and Museum

John G. Riley House and Museum

John G. Riley House and Museum

Built in 1890 by John G. Riley, local educator and civic leader, the home is the last visible evidence of…

419 E. Jefferson St.
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 681-7881

Pebble Hill Plantation

Pebble Hill Plantation

Pebble Hill Plantation

This 3,000-acre plantation and home boasts an eclectic collection of fine art, crystal, porcelain, and antique furnishings. Wander through the…

1251 US Highway 319 South
Thomasville FL 31799
(229) 226-2344

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

One of the state’s most important archaeological sites, where more than eight centuries ago Native Americans lived. Today the park…

3600 Indian Mounds Rd.
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 922-6007

Tallahassee Museum

Tallahassee Museum

Tallahassee Museum

The Tallahassee Museum! Set amidst 52 acres of breathtaking Florida flora and fauna, the Museum’s living exhibits of native wildlife,…

3945 Museum Dr
Tallahassee FL 32310
(850) 575-8684

Lynching Historical Marker at Cascades Park

Lynching Historical Marker at Cascades Park

Lynching Historical Marker at Cascades Park

A historical marker in remembrance of Ernest Ponder, Richard Hawkins, Mick Morris, and Pierce Taylor, Black victims of racial terror…

798 S. Meridian Street
Tallahassee FL

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church

Built in 1838, this prominent Classic Revival style building still has its original gallery set aside for slaves who were…

Downtown, 110 N. Adams Street
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 222-4504

Mission San Luis

Mission San Luis

Mission San Luis

See history come alive through costumed living history, hands-on exhibits, re-creations of period buildings and archaeological excavations at the only…

2100 West Tennessee St.
Tallahassee FL 32304
(850) 245-6406

Soul Voices of Frenchtown

Soul Voices of Frenchtown

Soul Voices of Frenchtown

Located in the heart of Tallahassee is a community with history and culture stretching back over a hundred years. The…

435 N Macomb St
Tallahassee FL 32301

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

Tallahassee Segway Tours

Tallahassee Segway Tours

Tallahassee Segway Tours

Tallahassee Segway Tours provides guided tours of local area sights and attractions on Segway i2 SE Personal Transporters. These self-balancing,…

1500 S Monroe St
Tallahassee FL 32301
850.385.6376

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