When your friends and family visit from out of town and you take them to see local sites and attractions, that’s being a T.O.U.R. Guide. T.O.U.R. stands for Tourism is Our Ultimate Resource. And by showing visitors around Tallahassee, you’re boosting our local economy. So how do you become a T.O.U.R. Guide? Just check out some of the fun and interesting places in Tallahassee. There’s plenty to choose from. And on certain dates they’re free. (See below) Then spread the word. It’s that easy.
Join the Tallahassee T.O.U.R. Guides -- it's easy and free!
Show off your Tallahassee pride by collecting T.O.U.R. Guide Badges from local attractions. When the attraction has its Free Event day, the badge will unlock and you’ll have 48 hours to download it. Just return to this page to get your badge. To find out when the badges unlock, see the Schedule of Free Events below.
Click on the badges below to learn more about our 2013 T.O.U.R Guide.
Challenger Learning Center
The Challenger Learning Center, Tallahassee's state-of-the art entertainment destination, features a five-stories-tall IMAX theatre, the Downtown Digital Dome Theatre and Planetarium - a 50-foot domed, high-definition theatre with a 20,600-watt Dolby 5.1 surround sound system - and a Space Mission Simulator complete with a realistic mission control room and space station lab
Available 3/23/2013 - 4/6/2013
The Florida Historic Capitol, which served as the center of State government from 1845 to 1978, is restored to its 1902 appearance and open as a museum.
Restored rooms, artifacts, photographs and multimedia displays enable visitors to experience the events and individuals that helped to shape present-day Florida.
400 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399; (850) 487-1902. Open Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm, Sunday & Holidays Noon - 4:30 pm. Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Nestled among beautiful shade trees, two blocks east of the Courthouse and Capitol, is the Riley House, a National Register property and visible link to the thriving African-American community that emerged in downtown Tallahassee in the latter part of the 19th century.
The home of former slave, John Gilmore Riley (1857-1954) now stands as a cultural center and museum of African-American history.
Headquarters of the Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network
Explore the wonders of nature and our region's rich history at the Tallahassee Museum, presenting "Alien Attack" - an exhibition featuring a giant Burmese python and other live aliens invading Florida's environment. Tour the pioneer farm, see native wildlife, and view wildlife art by Leigh Ann Burchell. Plus café, playground and daily programs.
Tallahassee Museum, 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee, FL; (850) 575-8684.
Available 6/15/2013 - 6/29/2013
Museum of Florida History
The Museum of Florida History is a professionally accredited, nationally recognized cultural resource. The Museum features exhibits that chronicle the cultural and social history of Florida dating back as far as 12,000 years. Explore Florida's heritage at the state's history museum where original artifacts are preserved, exhibited, and interpreted.
Museum of Florida History, R. A. Gray Building, 500 South Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida; 850.245.6400.
Mission San Luis
Mission San Luis was the western capital of Spanish Florida from 1656 to 1704. Today the Mission is reconstructed on its original site so that visitors may experience vivid, personal encounters at this important colonial town.
San Luis brings the 17th century to life through costumed interpreters, period buildings, exhibits, and archaeology.
Available 8/17/2013 - 8/31/2013
Located among the rolling hills of Tallahassee is a special 28 acre gem of a garden. Magnolias and other flowering trees along with camellias are in bloom now.
The park is open daily from 8:00 a.m.
Available 8/17/2013 - 8/31/2013
If you download all of the T.O.U.R. Guide badges from April through August, you'll be recognized at our October tourism industry event!
|03/23/2013||Challenger Learning Center||11:00am-3:00pm|
|07/20/2013||Museum of Florida History||10:30am-4:30pm|
|08/17/2013||Mission San Luis||10:00am-4:00pm|