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Event and Temporary Exhibit Calendar

125 Years of Florida Public Health Curator's Tour
October 2014 – April 2015, 11:00 a.m. – Noon
Meet at the Visitor Services Desk for this special tour and learn about featured health topics and interesting tidbits that you may not find on first glance.  

Lunch and Learn: The History of Being Born in Florida
October 23, 2014, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Enjoy lunch with Dr. A.D. Brickler, Certified Nurse Midwife Cindi Denbow, Licensed Midwife Jennie Joseph, and former Florida State Health Officer Dr. Charlton Prather as they discuss the history and rich tradition of Midwifery in Florida.  Reservations required.   Bring your own lunch or order your box lunch at 850-487-1902.  Box lunches are $5 for Museum Members and $10 for non-Members. 

Blended Lives
November 10-14, 2014
The Florida Historic Capitol Museum is partnering with the Riley House Museum/Center for African American History & Culture for four days of cultural enrichment through the narration of folklorist, storytellers and musicians that will bring Florida's Civil War history to life! Over 2,500 fourth-grade students, from each elementary school throughout the Leon County School District, will participate in an unforgettable journey through time which encompasses a tour and special programs at the Historic Capitol as well as the historic Riley House Museum.

Civil Rights Series: Blended Lives—A Community Remembers
November 15, 2014
The Florida Historic Capitol Museum and the Riley House Museum/Center for African American History & Culture are excited to offer this community heritage education program where we explore how communities commemorate and celebrate history. The program will feature a guided trolley tour through Tallahassee's many heritage sites and a Lunch and Learn at the Florida Historic Capitol Museum featuring guest speaker, Mr. John W. Franklin of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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Museum Hours

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sundays and Holidays
Noon - 4:30 p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving Day
and Christmas Day

Free Admission
(donations appreciated)