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The Grove Museum

The mission of The Grove Museum is to preserve and interpret the Call-Collins House, its surrounding acreage, and its historical collections, in order to engage the public in dialogue about civil rights and American history. Built by enslaved craftspeople, the ca. 1840 Call-Collins House at The Grove is one of the best preserved antebellum residences in Florida. Home to several generations of the Call and Collins families, mostly recently LeRoy and Mary Call Collins, the site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. The house and 10.5-acre grounds underwent an award-winning rehabilitation under the leadership of the Florida Department of State and opened to the public in 2017 as The Grove Museum. Check out the museum's recent virtual tours & programs:

902 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32303


North Central

Gardens Historic Home History House Park Science

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Scheduled Events

Community Book Club: Freedom in the Family

March 10, 2021 6:00 PM

Join The Grove Museum on Zoom for our Community Book Club, featuring "Freedom in the Family: A Mother-Daughter Memoir of the Fight for Civil Rights," by Tananarive Due & Patricia Stephens Due. Register for free via Eventbrite:
Region(s): North Central
Category(s): History Talk/Lecture Other

Panel Discussion: Understanding Slavery through Archaeology

March 11, 2021 12:00 PM

Join archaeologists & museum professionals on Zoom for a panel discussion on how archaeology informs historic site interpretation. Register for free on Eventbrite:
Region(s): North Central
Category(s): Historic Home History Talk/Lecture

Behind-the-Scenes Director's Tour

March 12, 2021 2:00 PM

Join The Grove Museum's Executive Director John Grandage and museum staff on Facebook Live for a special behind-the-scenes virtual tour about the development of the museum and the ongoing interpretation of the site's history.
Region(s): North Central
Category(s): Historic Home History Talk/Lecture Exhibit

Virtual Nature Walk

March 18, 2021 11:00 AM

Join The Grove Museum's Executive Director John Grandage for a virtual tour of the grounds focusing on local ecology, natural and culture history, and environmental sustainability. Special for March, we'll check out spring blooms and discuss recent bird activity observed on the site.
Region(s): North Central
Category(s): Garden Historic Home History Park Science

Virtual Storytime w/Leon County Library

March 10, 2021 10:30 AM

Help us recognize Governor LeRoy Collins' birthday and The Grove’s anniversary of becoming a museum with a special Storytime celebrating books and reading! Songs, rhymes, and books to entertain children and their guardians. Join the Zoom Webinar here:
Region(s): North Central
Category(s): Children's History


Johnathan Grandage


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