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Best of Florida travel -- Florida Museum of History in Tallahassee

One of the best family outings in North Florida in our Best of Florida Travel series. Museum of Florida History (Tallahassee;; 850-245-6400). Learn about the people who called this area home before you did: The Spanish. Runaway slaves. Seminoles. You can cover a lot of ground at the museum, which includes exhibits on Spanish shipwrecks, British Florida, the Civil War and tourism. Among the artifacts: Seminole patchwork, military medals, historic bathing suits and old-time Florida souvenirs.MUSEUM OF FLORIDA HISTORY