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Top Choice Museum in Tallahassee

Tallahassee Museum of History & Natural Science

Occupying 52 acres of pristine manicured gardens and wilderness on the outskirts of Tallahassee, near the airport, this stunning natural-history museum features living exhibits of Floridian flora and fauna and has d…
Top Choice Museum in Tallahassee

Tallahassee Automobile and Collectibles Museum

Adults and kids alike will revel in this fascinating, pristine collection of more than 130 unique and historical automobiles from around the world. Top that with collections of boats, motorcycles, books, pianos and …
Historic Building in Tallahassee

Knott House Museum

This stately, white, columned 1843 house, affiliated with the history museum, is a quirky attraction. Occupied during the Civil War by Confederate and then Union troops before the Emancipation Proclamation was read …
Museum in Tallahassee

Museum of Florida History

Here it is: Florida's history splayed out in fun, crisp exhibits, from mastodon skeletons to Florida's Paleo-Indians and Spanish shipwrecks, the Civil War to 'tin-can tourism'.
Museum in Tallahassee

Florida Historic Capitol Museum

Adorned by candy-striped awnings and topped with a reproduction of the original glass dome, the 1902 Florida capitol building now houses this interesting political museum, including a restored House of Representativ…
Fusion in Tallahassee

Kool Beanz Café

It's got a corny name but a wonderfully eclectic and homey vibe – plus great, creative fare. The menu changes daily, but you can count on finding anything from hummus plates to jerk-spiced scallops to duck in bluebe…
Bar in Tallahassee


This popular, gay-friendly place in Midtown has a Polynesian tiki-bar theme, and packs 'em in with nights of live jazz and Latin salsa as well as rotating DJs.
Historic Site in Tallahassee

Mission San Luis

This 60-acre site is home to a 17th-century Spanish and Apalachee mission that's been wonderfully reconstructed, especially the soaring Council House. Good tours included with admission provide a fascinating taste o…
Chinese in Tallahassee

China Delight

If you've had more Southern cooking and seafood than you can handle, you might find this no-frills downtown Chinese joint a welcome relief. Prices are reasonable, servings are generous and all the usual suspects are…
Bar in Tallahassee

Fermentation Lounge

Sandwiched between the universities, this cool little bar packs a punch: with a chilled vibe attracting an unusual mix of punters from all walks of life and, more importantly, an ever-changing selection of most exce…