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Museum of Florida History Highlights Tours
These are guided tours offered Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The tour is approximately 20 minutes long and offers visitors a time to travel from prehistoric Florida to the present. For more information, contact 850-245-6400. Museum of Florida History, free.

The Knott House Museum Tour
Although, its history can be traced as far back as the Civil War when the Emancipation Proclamation was announced, the historic house is now restored to its early 20th-century appearance when the house was occupied by politician William Knott and his wife, Luella. Mrs. Knott composed verses about many of the items in her home and hosted social gatherings. For information about tours and special events, call 922-2459. Tours offered Wednesday-Friday, on the hour at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.; Saturday tours start at 10:00 a.m. and last tour starts at 3:00 p.m., free.


April 23, 2019

History at High Noon: Forts, Ports and Canals: A Different look at Tallahasse


May 11, 2019

2nd Saturday Program: Celebrate Haitian Heritage
Celebrate Haitian Heritage Month with us! Guests can learn about Haitian culture through dance and art and make their own Haitian flag. Join us at the Museum of Florida History from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month for hands-on history for every member of the family. The program, admission, and parking are free.


May 20, 2019

2019 Emancipation Day Celebration
On Sunday, May 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the Knott House Museum hosts its annual Emancipation Day Celebration with music and a dramatic reading of the Emancipation Proclamation. As part of the remembrance, a free picnic and family activities will be available in Lewis Park - across the street from the Knott House Museum - at the conclusion of the program.