Where Can Kids Go to Learn More About Florida and Its History?

History.com and InfoPlease.com are online resources with information about the history of Florida. History.com has articles, videos and pictures about the State; InfoPlease.com has an overview with facts and figures.

Kids can also go to the Museum of Florida History, located in Tallahassee. The museum has a number of permanent and visiting exhibitions about Florida's history and culture. Entry is free.

The Museum also sponsors the Florida History Fair, an annual state wide event that supports the teaching of the state's history in schools. The Fair has an annual topic for students to research and a range of awards available, starting at a county level.