Tallahassee

Florida A&M University

FAMU's Coleman Library Sonshine Educational Tours has been inspiring students with colleges tours for several decades. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) was founded in 1890 and is dedicated to the “advancement of knowledge, resolution of complex issues and the empowerment of citizens and communities.” FAMU is a four-year, public, co-educational and fully accredited institution […]

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Florida State University

A Sonshine Educational Tours college trip should include Florida State University. FSU is a public research university located in Tallahassee. It is a comprehensive doctoral research university with medical programs involving very high research activity (as determined by the Carnegie Foundation). The University comprises 16 separate colleges and 39 centers, facilities, labs and institutes, offering […]

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Governor’s Residence

Inside the Governor's Mansion Be sure to visit the governor’s mansion on your Sonshine Educational trip to Tallahassee. The official residence of the governor of the state of Florida. Portions of the home are open to the public, via tours that afford visitors an excellent opportunity to view an elegant interior adorned with a treasure […]

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Florida History Museum

Indian Trail The Museum of Florida History collects, preserves, exhibits, and interprets evidence of past and present cultures in Florida, and promotes knowledge and appreciation of this heritage. As the state history museum, it focuses on artifacts and eras unique to Florida’s development and on roles that Floridians have played in national and global events. […]

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Challenger Learning Center

Downtown Digital Dome and Planetarium The Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee is a 32,000 square-foot facility located on beautiful Kleman Plaza in downtown Tallahassee. The Center is the K-12 outreach facility of the Florida A&M University – Florida State University College of Engineering and uses aerospace as a theme to foster long-term interest in math, […]

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