Grand Opening of The Grove Museum

 Saturday, March 11, 2017

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 Everyone welcome! Free parking and admission!


Join the Florida Department of State for the Grand Opening of The Grove Museum in Tallahassee on March 11, 2017, from 10am-4pm.

Come tour the home and grounds and discover for yourself nearly 200 years of rich history beginning with territorial Governor Richard Keith Call through the legacy left by Governor and Mrs. LeRoy Collins. 


  • Enjoy outdoor games and activities.

  • Participate in a community-wide art project led by artist Lucrezia Bieler.

  • Food from 4 Rivers Smokehouse and Decent Pizza will be available for purchase. Bring a blanket to spread for a picnic lunch to get the full experience!

  • Performances and Live Music by:

    • Allijah Motika

    • Mickey Abraham with Holley Riley and Kyle Chervanik

    • New Luis Rodriguez Trio

    • Pas de Vie Ballet

    • Sammy Tedder

  • While there, be sure to check out all our partners and exhibitors on site for the day: 

    • Apalachee Chapter, Audubon Society 

    • Arts & Recreation for Tallahassee Students (ARTS)

    • Council on Culture & Arts

    • Florida Historic Capitol Museum

    • Florida Natural Areas Inventory 

    • Florida Public Archaeology Network

    • Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts

    • Goodwood Museum & Gardens

    • Knott House Museum

    • Meek-Eaton Black Archives and Research Center at FAMU

    • Mission San Luis

    • Museum of Florida History

    • National Park Service Southeast Archeological Center

    • North American Butterfly Association 

    • Sustainable Tallahassee 

    • Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy 

    • Tallahassee Historical Society 

    • Tallahassee Museum

    • University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences


Free parking at the City of Tallahassee Renaissance Center (435 N Macomb Street) with trolley to The Grove Museum. The City of Tallahassee and Department of State are not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged goods; however, security and staff will be on site to assist visitors. 


We would also like to thank our event sponsors for their support:

  • Associated Industries of Florida

  • Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc.

  • City of Tallahassee

  • Friends of Florida History, Inc.

  • Full Press Apparel

  • Madison Social

  • StarMetro

  • Purple Martin Nurseries

  • Visit Tallahassee


Please refrain from bringing oversized coolers. Although we love our furry friends, we are unable to accommodate pets at the Grand Opening event. Service animals are permitted. As this is a community event, we respectfully request that attendees do not bring alcohol or tobacco on the premises. For the safety of all attendees, motorized vehicles (other than personal mobility devices) and bicycles are not permitted beyond parking areas. The use of skateboards and skates is also not permitted.


Visitor Parking:

902 N. Monroe., Tallahassee, FL 32303


Sunday: Closed

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: House tours on the hour, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

Thursday: House tours on the hour, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

Friday: House tours on the hour, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

Saturday: House tours on the hour, 10, 11 a.m., Noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.

Group Tours: Tours for groups of ten (10) or more are available at $1.00 per guest. For group tours, please contact the museum in advance to make arrangements.

Grounds open Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.