Backyard Discovery

Backyard Discovery connects you to the natural and cultural history of The Grove through hands-on science activities. This program features new themes and activities each month and is designed for families with elementary and middle school aged children, but all are welcome to participate. Be prepared to be outdoors, wear closed-toed shoes, and bring along sunscreen and bug spray. 

Join us for Backyard Discovery on the 1st Saturday of the month:

  • July 6: I'm Lichen It! Lichen Foray

  • August 3: Archaeology

  • September 7: Operation Pollination

  • October 5: Native Plant Month

  • November 2: Florida Rocks! Geology

  • December 7: Edible Plants


1:00 PM3:00 PM come and go

This program is FREE and OPEN to the public!



Visitor Parking:

902 N. Monroe., Tallahassee, FL 32303


Wednesday, Thursday, and 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.

Closed Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday

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.