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Mission San Luis de Apalachee

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Great fun day!

This is a great place to learn about culture and have fun doing it.Make sure you wear comfortable... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tallahassee, Florida
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Lots of history

The mission has replica buildings and some genuine artifacts that were found on site. People in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Phil B
Tallahassee, Florida
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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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2100 W Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32304-3119
+1 850-245-6406
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Phil B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Claudettetravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank awwkids7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank denisew795
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were able to see how the people of this area lived before we became a nation. They had great demonstrations and real life characters depicting life at that time.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank GSLeader31002
Reviewed 30 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stewie1515
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Really neat history here, plus they often hold exhibits and/or lectures and other events that are enjoyable.

Date of experience: October 2018
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4 March 2018|
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Response from sunshine_traveler57 | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fee is $5. $3 for age 65+
27 March 2017|
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Response from mdfloyd322 | Reviewed this property |
We stopped at everything, talked at length to the docents and watched the movie. We were there a little over three hours.
Betsy M
4 August 2015|
Response from Cap_city_gal | Reviewed this property |
There are no restaurants on site. There is a gift shop with snacks. There are several restaurants within a one mile radius. There is a Columbian Restaurant within walking distance.