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Gadsden Arts Center - Several outstanding works of art on permanent loan or as part of the permanent collection. The Center is in the process of expanding the collection through the generous donations of local art collectors. Workshops also available.

Micanopy Museum - A town where history is very much alive. The Micanopy Historical Society Museum features displays showing area and town history, from the early Native Americans through the Seminole Wars, naturalist William Bartram's travels in the region, and the Civil War.

Challenger Learning Center Of Tallahassee - Features a state-of-the-art Space Mission Simulator and utilizes the immersiveness of an IMAX theatre and a domed high-definition planetarium to create a holistic educational and entertaining experience.

Old Capitol Museum - Learn the dramatic story of Governor Broward's life through a series of display panels, photographs, documents and memorabilia.

Butterfly Rainforest - Come face-to-face (and wing to hand) with exotic free-flying butterflies within a large screened enclosure. Visitors can stroll down a winding path through subtropical and tropical foliage and flowers to the sound of waterfalls. Between 55 and 65 species reside at any given time.

Harn Museum of Art - One of the largest university-owned art museums in the United States. The permanent collections feature African, pre-Columbian, Asian, American, and contemporary works. The Harn is the permanent home of Claude Monet.'s Champ d'avoine (Oat Field).

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens - Comprised of 24 major collections visually accessible from a 1 1/2 mile paved walkway. These include the state's largest public display of bamboos and the largest herb garden in the Southeast

Suwannee County Historical Museum - Learn about the History of Suwannee County.The museum is housed in the former Atlantic Coastline Freight Station.

Fun Station - A family fun center featuring Mini golf, Go karts, Batting cages, Blaster Boats and more. Inside there is an expanding arcade and Laser Runner.

Camp Blanding Museum and Memorial Park - Camp Blanding was a major U.S. Army training facility during the Second World War. Today it is a a museum that keeps that history alive.

Morningside Nature Center - Gainesville's Natural Treasures can be found throughout the city. You can stroll along a trail deep in the woods, walk a boardwalk edging a blackwater stream, take a class to become familiar with the fascinating wildlife, or step back in time over 130 years on a ten-acre Living History Farm.

Florida Museum of Natural History - Located on the campus of the University of Florida, The Florida Museum of Natural History is Florida's state museum of natural history, dedicated to understanding, preserving, and interpreting biological diversity and cultural heritage.

Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory - Features a 30,000 gallon aquarium with sea anemones, sharks, sea turtles, sea horses, crabs, sea stars and more.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp - Everyday at Jellystone Park is full of fun and surprises. Whether you like RVing, Tenting, Travel Trailers, Camping Cabins, or Family Cabins, Jellystone Park is the place to enjoy the great outdoors!

Museum of Florida History - The Museum collects, preserves, exhibits, and interprets evidence of past and present cultures in Florida, and promotes knowledge and appreciation of this heritage.

Quincy Music Theatre - A Theatre for the Performing arts. Classic plays and musical favorites performed, such as The Music Man, Hello Dolly, Scrooge, and more! Come and see what is playing.

Tallahassee Antique Car Museum - Features more than 85 rare automobiles, the original Batmobiles, pedal cars, boat motors dating back to 1908, Indian artifacts, motorcycles, cash registers, golf collections, and more.

Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science - AN outdoor museum located on a chain of lakes. The museum features a natural habitat zoo, which is home to Florida's native wildlife, historic buildings, nature trail, 1880s farmstead, hands-on discovery center, animal exhibits, educational programs, and more.

Suwannee Music Park - Offers campsites, fully furnished luxury treehouse, cabins, festivals, horseback riding, canoeing, lake and restaurant.