Museum of Florida History

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The Museum of Florida History has a new permanent exhibit. Forever Changed: La Florida, 1513 to 1821 is now open to the public. The exhibit chronicles the state’s colonial history.

Minnesota National Guard

While Veterans Day may be over, organizations around the state are hoping to use the full month to show veterans their gratitude.

Throughout the month of November, those visiting the Florida History Museum will have the chance to send handwritten thank you notes to the state’s Veterans. Kerri Post, Deputy Secretary of Cultural Affairs and historical Resources says just outside the World War II exhibit, visitors will pass a small table covered with notecards.

Laura Gilmore

Want to make sure you get the chance to thank a veteran for their service? The Florida Department of State is teaming up with the state Department of Veteran’s Affairs and other groups to help send thank you letters to veterans during the month of November.

The Museum of Florida History has a civil rights exhibit up until April 5, 2015.
Nick Evans

The Museum of Florida History is unveiling an exhibit honoring Floridians who fought for minority rights.  The installation celebrates Florida’s unique place in civil rights history.

Florida State Archives

Photos chronicling Florida’s role in the civil rights movement are now on display at Tallahassee’s Museum of Florida History. The exhibit opens just ahead of next week's 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Everyday racial segregation, sit-ins and arrests that happened in Florida are all depicted in photos that will be presented in a slide show at the museum Friday night.

Visit Tallahassee's T.O.U.R. Guide Program Set to Begin

Jun 13, 2014
GoodWood Museum

Beginning next week Tallahassee’s annual summer T.O.U.R. Guide program kicks off.  Many unique attractions around town will be open free of charge. 

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An exhibit showing early Florida through the eyes of Spanish explorers opened this week at Tallahassee’s Museum of Florida History. The state partnered with the Spanish government on the exhibit as part of its Viva Florida 500 celebration.

History museum spokesman Gary Pettit guided Florida Public Radio through the “Imagining la Florida” exhibit.