Tallahassee Automobile and Collectibles Museum

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6800 Mahan Drive

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This museum is a must for many. With a wide variety of collections, including cars, knives and cash registers, visitors rave about the Tallahassee Automobile and Collectibles Museum. Some of the "precious metals" found inside include the 1911 Ford Model T Torpedo Runabout, the 1962 Amphicar and the 1966 Cherry Twister Mustang. You'll also be able to view former President Abraham Lincoln's hearse, vintage brass fans and the Penguin's Duck Vehicle (from the movie "Batman Returns").

The museum is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Admission costs vary depending on age but start at $8 and go as high as $17.50 per person. Students with school and college IDs receive a discounted rate of $11.75 per person. For more information, visit the museum's website.

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Located about 6 miles southwest of downtown Tallahassee near Lake Bradford and Cascade Lake, the Tallahassee Museum is the perfect attraction for those looking to have some fun outdoors. Moved to its current location in the 1960s, the museum has evolved to include 52 acres of nature trails, living exhibits of flora and fauna, historical buildings, and a zip line and aerial adventure course.

Prior travelers said the outdoor adventure activities and rare wildlife living throughout the property more than justify the museum's admission price. However, even though the on-site parking lot does offer handicapped spots, the absence of paved pathways and accessible ramps makes the property difficult for visitors with mobility limitations to traverse.

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