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Mission San Luis was the western capital of Spanish Florida from 1656 to 1704. Today, the Mission brings the 17th century to life through costumed interpreters, reconstructed buildings, museum exhibits and archaeological demonstrations. The Mission...more
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This is a great place to learn about culture and have fun doing it.Make sure you wear comfortable shoes because you will have to walk the grounds. But it was exciting going on the scavenger hunt and my kids enjoyed interacting with the characters, making...More
The mission has replica buildings and some genuine artifacts that were found on site. People in period dress give demonstrations and history lessons in a fun and informative way. A good way to kill an hour or two in Tallahassee.
This is a live history museum. Nice recreation of what the mission would of looked like in 1650's. The cross in museum was amazing to see it has survived all these years. "Actors" were very informative on how life was.
Step back in history. I live in town and this was my first time visiting. We took our 5 year old granddaughter to the blessing of the animals. Very educational, while having fun an enjoying the outdoors.
This is a hidden gem in Tallahassee. Large grounds with beautiful live oaks scattered with live exhibits that make learning fun. The council house is my favorite - you can see how the people who lived there worked. If you are interested in history or...More
This is a great attraction for all ages. Young kids will be thrilled by the buildings and activities, and older visitors will love the great explanation of Spanish colonial history.
In graduate school at Florida State, I was fortunate enough to work at San Luis...More
Mission San Luis de Apalachee was a Spanish Franciscan mission built in 1633. There is a nice air conditioned museum that is handicap accessible. Outdoors, you will find historic buildings with docents in period dress who are happy to share the history of the time...More
The Mission San Luis de Apalachee aka Sanlvis de Talimali is located on a 48 acre tract at2100 West Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL 32304, 850-245-6496, 2 miles west of today’s capitol Building, except Monday open 10 AM - 4 PM, gift shop, restrooms, plenty of...More