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Florida Historic Capitol Museum

400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6536
+1 850-487-1902
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So much history

It is a must go if you want to have an informative trip. If you are not interested in history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anika B
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Historic Florida

This was the only Capitol building when I first came to Tallahassee in 1974 and so visiting the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tallahassee, Florida
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The Florida Historic Capitol Museum serves to illuminate the past, present, and future connection between the people of Florida and their political institutions through programs of civic education, historic interpretation, and preservation.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-6536
+1 850-487-1902
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a must go if you want to have an informative trip. If you are not interested in history, don't bother to go. Scavenger hunt for kids is fun.

Thank Anika B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the only Capitol building when I first came to Tallahassee in 1974 and so visiting the museum brought back memories of the legislative sessions and Florida politics in the 1970s.

Thank Mel_CanJamusa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A free museum not too big with just enough information so as not to get bored. Loved the building and learning about American history

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Free activity to do in Tallahassee! This building is wonderful restored to its early 1920s version. If you have about 30-40 minutes to spare while visiting downtown Tallahassee, you should stop in here! There are pictures of the rallies and protests that helped shape how...More

Thank Candace M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Stopped here and the traffic around the area was heavy. Parking around here was difficult to find. After circling the block 2-3 times I finally found a spot. This was a good stopover and the building is incredible. Great tours are given with a lot...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Had a great time, if you want to learn the history of government for Florida. You will learn how both the feds and the state grew.

Thank David T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Toured beautiful old Capitol and received a stamp for my Capital book. Great historical court rooms and various rooms for various eras in history.

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The beautiful facade and entrance are just the beginning of an incredible walk back through Florida government history. Saved from the wrecking ball in the 70's (thank God!) and returned to 1902 grandeur this is a must see! Easy walkable and full of interesting facts....More

Thank James K
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Billed as one of the Top 10 attractions, Florida's State Capitol Building in Tallahassee isn't given any useful signage. Not local, from Australia and your GPS is wonky? Tallahassee is University-Centric. All roads seem to lead into and around the University, most road signs even...More

Thank bryonia2015
ELJ2906, Public Relations Manager at Florida Historic Capitol Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

We're so sorry you missed us. Tallahassee's one-way streets seem to be a obstacle to many visitors, and sadly, we have no control over downtown streets and sinage. We hope you can make it back for a visit sometime in the future and add us...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Hard to believe that some Florida legislators once actually wanted to see this beautiful piece of history bulldozed! The old capitol has been restored to its 1902 appearance, complete with the charming red and white striped awnings. With all of the restored portions and numerous...More

Thank macusr
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4 June 2017|
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Response from PackAndGoMama | Reviewed this property |
I'd give it an hour. Lots of steps, but an elevator, too!
15 February 2017|
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Response from Keith R | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no parking facilities on site.