Local Sights

Tallahassee is the State Capital of Florida. Tally also plays home to Florida State University, Florida A&M University, and Tallahassee Community College, which means nearly 90 THOUSAND college students call Tallahassee “Home.” While often thought of as simply a college town, Tallahassee is so much more than that. Tallahassee has an abundance of museums, natural attractions, and activities guaranteed to keep any student, parent, or visitor entertained.

Tallahassee Attractions

The Old Capitol

  • Location: Monroe St & Apalachee Pkwy
  • Phone: 850-487-1902
  • Hours:
    • Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 4:30pm
    • Saturday: 10:00pm – 4:30pm
    • Sunday: 12:00pm – 4:30pm
  • About:
    The Historic Old Capitol of Florida is open to tours, which run Saturday’s from 10:00am – 4:00pm. The Old Capitol building also doubles as a museum, featuring exhibits about the State’s political history, Constitution and even the history of the building itself.

Challenger Learning Center

Challenger Learning Center Imax Tallahassee Florida

  • Location: 200 S. Duval Street
  • Contact
    • Main Office: 850.645.7827
    • Box Office: 850.645.7796
    • Show Times: 850.644.4629
  • About:
    The Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee boasts a beautiful 32,000 square-foot facility located at the beautiful Kleman Plaza right in the heart ofdowntown Tallahassee. The Challenger Learning Center comes equipped with a Space Mission Simulator and takes full advantage of the immersive setting of an IMAX® theatre and a domed high-definition planetarium, which creates a more holistic and entertaining educational experience.

The Kirk Collection

  • Location: 1600 Red Barber Plaza
  • Phone: 850-487-3086
  • Hours: M-F 8am-5pm
  • About
    This museum features a 3000-piece collection of antique radios, televisions, microphones and other sound equipment from the turn-of-the-century through the mid-50s.

Wakulla Springs

Wakulla Springs Tallahssee Florida

  • Location: 550 Wakulla Park Drive
  • Phone: 850-926-0700
  • Hours: 8am-Sundown everyday
  • Swimming: 9am-5pm
  • About
    Wakulla Springs is one of the world’s largest and deepest freshwater springs. Located within the 2,860-acre Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park. Springs cover around 3 acres and the water stays at about 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Located approximately 20 miles south of Tallahassee.

Downtown Marketplace

Downtown Marketplace Tallahassee Florida

  • Location: Park Avenue and Monroe Street
  • Phone: 850-224-3252
  • Hours: Saturday 9am-2pm
  • About
    Local Music, Food vendors, Arts and Crafts, etc.

The Museum of Florida History

Museum of Florida History Tallahassee Florida

  • Location: R.A. Gray Building – 500 South Bronough Street
  • Phone:850-245-6400
  • Hours:
    • M-F: 9am-4:30pm
    • Saturday: 10am-4:30pm
    • Sunday: 12pm-4:30pm
  • About
    Located very close to the FSU campus and in the heart of Downtown Tallahassee. The Museum is open everyday until 4:30pm. Exhibits cover pre-historic Florida and continue through World War II.

Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science

  • Location: 3945 Museum Drive
  • Phone: 850-575-8684
  • Hours:
    • Monday – Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
    • Sunday: 11:00am – 5:00pm
  • About
    Nature walks and tours, come experience living history! The Museum offers $25 student memberships for year-round admission, seven days a week, as well as internships and volunteer opportunities.

Seminole Golf Course

Seminole Golf Tallahassee, Florida

  • Location: 2550 Pottsdamer Road
  • Phone: 850-644-2582
  • Hours: 6am-7pm Everyday
  • About
    FSU’s newly remodeled golf. Call ahead to reserve tee-times. Fee charged.

Mission San Luis: A Living History Village and National Landmark

Mission San Luis Tallahassee Florida

  • Location: 2100 W. Tennessee St.
  • Phone: 850-245-6406
  • Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • About
    Features 300-year-old artifacts found on site! There are black-powder musket demonstrations on Saturdays and it just features a very interesting museum.

Maclay Gardens

Maclay Gardens Tallahassee Florida

  • Location: 3540 Thomasville Rd.
  • Phone: 850-487-4556
  • Hours:
    • Daily: 8:00am – 8:00pm
    • Gardens: 8:00am – 7:45pm
  • About
    The gardens date all the way back to 1923, when they were. A gorgeous display of floral architecture, the gardens have a gorgoeous brick walkway, as well as a secret garden, reflection pool, walled garden, and other opportunities such as fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and several trails.

Cascades Park

Cascades Park Tallahassee Florida

  • Location: 1001 South Gadsden St.
  • About
    Located right near the beautiful Downtown Tallahassee setting, this is the new social center of Tallahassee. It features 12 acres of arts, entertainment, education, and history. Concerts also held at the amphitheater.

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