TOUR Guide

May 10, 2014 - Aug. 16, 2014

Know your Tallahassee. Be a T.O.U.R. Guide.

A summertime tradition, Tallahassee attractions join Visit Tallahassee in this award-winning program that focuses on the importance of local attractions, entertainment and fun. Residents assume the role of T.O.U.R. (Tourism is Our Ultimate Resource) Guides and show visitors around Tallahassee while learning more about the importance of tourism to the local economy. 

July 19
August 16

Museum of Florida History

HOURS: 10AM - 4:30PM
500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399

The state history museum chronicles Florida through more than 40,000 artifacts and permanent exhibits which span the prehistoric mastodon and paleo-Indians to the Space Age. The “Forever Changed” exhibit documents Spanish arrival, exploration and settlement and an accompanying exhibit displays an impressive collection of Spanish gold and silver found along the state’s coast. Other exhibits tell stories of the state’s citrus industry, the influx of “Tin Can” tourists, the role during Civil War and World War II and one of the largest collections of paintings by the famed “Highwaymen.”

Taylor House Museum of Historic Frenchtown

HOURS: 10AM - 2PM
442 West Georgia Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301

Built in 1894, this historic home, which is listed under the National Register of Historic Places, now houses a museum celebrating the heritage of the Taylor, Casanas, Howell and Alexander families, the Frenchtown community and the Civil Rights movement.

LeMoyne Center for the Visual Arts

HOURS: 10AM - 5PM
125 N. Gadsden St., Tallahassee, FL 32301

Housed in a restored 1854 Antebellum home, LeMoyne is a visual arts gallery for local, regional and national exhibits. The complex encompasses half a city block, includes a sculpture garden and provides 10 fine arts exhibitions each year, year-round studio art classes and hosts special art-related cultural events. Special events include: the annual Holiday Show and Sale (open from Thanksgiving thru Christmas Eve) and the LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival (a two-day fine art festival held in downtown Tallahassee in April).

Challenger Learning Center

HOURS: TBD
200 S. Duval St., Tallahassee, FL 32301

Get an up-close view of space technology at the Space Mission Simulator, space station laboratory, aerospace exhibit hall, simulated Mission Control, and a domed high-definition planetarium/laser theatre. Specials for TOUR Guide day will include discounts in the gift shop and a 10% discount on all CLC memberships purchased that day. 

And, don't miss these FREE movies*: 

 

IMAX

Planetarium

11:00am

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

Extreme Planets

12:00pm

Hidden Universe

Perfect Little Planet

1:00pm

Flight of the Butterflies

Black Holes

2:00pm

The Last Reef

Monthly Skies

*While tickets last.