Historical and Educational Attractions

This page lists attractions of historical, cultural, or educational significance in the Tallahassee, Florida area. Listings may include historical homes, battlefields, forts, monuments, famous birthplaces, and other places of historical significance, as well educational attractions such as planetariums.
Kids Tallahassee: Historical and Educational Attractions - Fun 4 Tally Kids
DeSoto Winter Encampment Site

This 6-acre archaeological site is located in Tallahassee a mile east of the state capitol. It is the only place that the Spanish explorer, Hernando d ...

1001 deSoto Park Drive, Tallahassee, FL, 32301
Dorothy B. Oven Park & House

Come and enjoy the beautiful gardens that feature azaleas, camellias, and many more types of flora on the 6+ acres. This park also features a classic ...

3205 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, Fl
Gulf Specimen Marine Aquarium

Family friendly public marine aquarium located in Panacea, FL. Loved by children and adults for over 50 years. We are famous for our interactive touch ...

222 Clark Drive, Panacea, FL, 32346
Knott House Museum

Enter this historic house and step back in time. Preserved in its 1928 décor, the uniquely furnished home is a portrait in time reflecting the lives o ...

301 East Park Avenue, Tallahassee, FL
Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park encompasses four earthen temple mounds, with two available for viewing by the public. Our two trails of ...

3600 Indian Mounds Road, Tallahassee, Fl, 32303
Lichgate Cottage

Tucked away on three acres off High Road in the state’s capitol city is a fascinating property hidden from all traffic. A visitor walks down a wooded ...

1401 High Road, Tallahassee, FL
Mission San Luis

A visit to Mission San Luis transports you back to 1703. Your destination is a community where Apalachee Indians and newcomers from Spain lived togeth ...

2100 W. Tennessee St., Tallahassee, FL
Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park

Natural Bridge is the site of the second largest Civil War battle in Florida and where the St. Marks River drops into a sinkhole and flows underground ...

7502 Natural Bridge Road, Tallahassee, FL, 32305
Panhandle Pioneer Settlement

The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement has 18 historical buildings, all of which have been restored and are now open to the public. Most have been decorated ...

17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd, Blountstown, FL, 32424
San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park

The many different flags flying over San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park welcome visitors to the park and demonstrate the colorful history of t ...

148 Old Fort Road, St. Marks, FL, 32355
WFSU Public Media

WFSU is home to our area's PBS and NPR station... we offer 24/7 PBS Kids on-air and on-line content, special community events and oodles of in-school ...

1600 Red Barber Plaza, Tallahassee, Florida, 32311