Event and Temporary Exhibit CalendarT.O.U.R. the Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Saturday, May 18th 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Become a Tallahassee T.O.U.R. Guide to your family and friends by visiting the Florida Historic Capitol Museum. Admission to the Historic Capitol is always free! In partnership with Visit Tallahassee's T.O.U.R. Guide Program, the Museum is offering door prize drawings and special programs throughout the day just for your enjoyment, including:
- Architectural Tours 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
- Multiple scavenger hunts available for a variety of ages
- Sketchcrawl Artists
- Coloring Contest
For more information about the T.O.U.R. Guide Program and to download your badge, go to http://tour.visittallahassee.com.
Programs and Events Related to Navigating New Worlds: Identity, Perception, and Politics in Florida
The French in Florida (1562-66) Movie Premiere
May 31, 2013, 6:00 p.m.-8:30p.m.
Join us for the Tallahassee premiere of a digitally animated short film based on the historic Jacques Le Moyne and Theodor de Bry engravings of early Florida. Learn more »
Explorers Day at the Historic Capitol
October 12, 2013, 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Explore the Florida Historic Capitol Museum with Ponce de Leon from the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park or learn how to use an astrolabe, quadrant, or cross-staff with a 16th century navigator. Special family-friendly activities to be held throughout the day.
Fourth Friday of each Month, 2013, 11 a.m.-12 noon
Each fourth Friday of the month in 2013, meet at the Visitor Services Desk at 11:00 a.m. for a special Curator's Tour of the exhibit. Historic Capitol staff will talk about the development of Navigating New Worlds, highlight additional themes that aren't explored in the exhibit text, and point out interesting tidbits on the maps that you may not find on first glance.