Tallahassee Museums
Black Archives Research Center & Museum
Historic Carnegie Library/FAMU Campus
Martin Luther King Blvd. and Gamble St.
Phone: 850-599-3020
Mon-Fri 9am - 4pm.

Extensive collection of African-American artifacts including a 500 piece Ethiopian cross collection and more than one-half million historical documents. Group tours available. FREE. Ocala Museums
John Gorrie State Museum
P.O. Box 267
Apalachicola, Florida
Phone: (850) 653-9347

Dedicated to the physician and inventor of a cooling system for his yellow fever patients which led to today's modern refrigeration/air conditioning.
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Knott House Museum
301 E. Park Ave., Tallahassee
Mon-Sat 10am-3pm. Tours: Wed-Fri 1pm,2pm,3pm; Sat 10am-3pm
Phone: (850) 922-2459

Known as "The House That Rhymes" for the poems written by 1928 owner who attached them to its Victorian era furnishings. Gift Shop. FREE. Ocala Museums
Mary Brogan Museum of Art & Science
350 S. Duval St.
Downtown at Kleman Plaza
Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm, Sun 1-5 pm
Phone: (850) 513-0700

Interactive hands-on science center and national traveling art and science exhibitions. Family focused science demonstrations/programs each Sat. Ocala Museums
Museum of Florida History
500 S. Bronough St
Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm, Sat 10 am-4:30 pm, Sun noon-4:30 pm
Phone: (850) 245-6400

Permanent exhibits include a nine-foot mastodon, Spanish galleon treasures, Civil War memorabilia, reconstructed steamboat and Prehistoric Florida plus traveling exhibits. Ocala Museums
Old Capitol Museum
Downtown, S. Monroe St.
Phone: (850) 487-1902

Restored to 1902 appearance featuring red candy-striped awnings, stained glass dome, House and Senate Chambers, Supreme Court and Governor's office. FREE. Ocala Museums
Riley Museum Center of
African American History & Culture

419 E. Jefferson St.
Mon-Wed & Fri 10 am-4 pm or by appt.
Phone: (850) 681-7881

Built in 1890, the last visible evidence of middle-class black community and repository of African American history from Reconstruction through Civil Rights movement. Donations are welcome. Ocala Museums
Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science
Mon-Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 12:30-5 pm.
3945 Museum Dr.
Phone: 850-576-1636

52-acre natural habitat zoo, nature trails, authentic 1880s farmstead, hands-on Discovery Center, birds of prey aviary, reptile exhibits, annual events and more! Ocala Museums
Union Bank Museum
219 Apalachee Pkwy
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Phone: (850) 487-3803

Built in 1841, Florida's oldest surviving bank building. At various times housed a Freedman's Bank, shoe factory, bakery, beauty shop and church. FREE.

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Forest Capital State Museum
204 Forest Park Drive
Perry, Florida .
Phone: (850) 584-3227

Exhibits celebrate history of Florida forestry and feature a "Cracker Homestead" authentic settler's farm. Annual Oct. festival. Group tours available.

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Nicholson Farmhouse
200 Coca Cola Avenue,
Havana, FL 32333
Phone: (850) 539-5931

Historic home of Dr. Malcome Nicholson, builtin 1828, listed on the registter of historical sites, restored and converted to a restaurant. Also features five, turn-of-the-century homes restored and converted into dining areas and a gift/antique shop. The shop features local homemade jams, syrups and quilts. Plus mule-drawn wagon rides every Fri-Sat night. Come see the amazing display of coreopsis in bloom

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Pebble Hill Plantation
P.O. Box 830
Thomasville, GA 31799
Phone: (229) 226-2344

Premier example of 20th century shooting plantation. Main house features sporting art, antiques and Audubon prints. Lush grounds feature brick stables, kennel, fire house, cemetery, log cabin schoolhouse.

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Thomasville Cultural Center
600 E Washington St.
Thomasville, GA .
Phone: (229) 226-0588

Renovated 1915 school hosts exhibits by local, regional and national touring artists plus a season of distinguished performing artists.