Tallahassee Journals

Florida's Capital

A travel journal to Tallahassee by ufgator1830

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Quote: Tallahassee is a unique city—while it is the capital of Florida and home to two major universities, it doesn’t really feel like a big city.
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The Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science is not a typical museum—a large portion of it is actually a zoo. Various indigenous species, including wolves, otters, and a Florida panther, can be viewed in their natural habitat. There is also a small building called the Discovery Center that houses a few interactive science exhibits. The rest of the museum is devoted to historical buildings, which includes an 1880s "living history" farm. Dressed in historical costumes, museum staff members demonstrate and explain typical nineteenth century activities. Other buildings include a one-room schoolhouse built in 1870 and a church founded in the 1850s. This museum is not ...Read More

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Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science
3945 Museum Road
Tallahassee, Florida 32310
(850) 575-8684