Tampa Bay History Center

Tampa Bay History Cetner
Tampa Bay History Center

The Tampa Bay History Center – a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate – includes three floors of permanent and temporary exhibition space focusing on 12,000 years of Florida history. One of Tampa's premier cultural venues, the History Center's cutting-edge interactive exhibits provide a unique educational experience for all ages. Permanent exhibits explore nearly 500 years of recorded history and 12,000 years of human habitation in the region, including Spanish exploration, Seminole life, immigration and the cigar industry, pioneer and rural Florida, sports and recreation, and more. Located in downtown Tampa's Channel District, the waterfront History Center features a museum store, the Witt Research Center (a branch of the Hillsborough County Public Library System), a map gallery, an event hall, and the Columbia Cafe.

Amenities
Category
Museum
Disabled Traveler Information
ADA CompliantDisabled AccessibleWheelchair SeatingWheelchair-friendly
Discounts
Group DiscountMilitary DiscountSenior Citizen DiscountStudent Discount
Facility Amenities
Food/Beverage ServiceMeeting FacilitiesMultilingual StaffPicnic AreaRestaurant
General Information
Open Year-Round
Guest Information
Family Friendly
Meeting Facilities
Audio/Visual Equipment RentalInternet ConnectivityTotal Capacity of Meeting Space: 200Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 3Total Sq Ft of Largest Meeting Room: 2697
Restaurant Features
Catering
Time To Experience Activity
2 - 3 hours
Tour Information
Customized toursGuided ToursTour Duration: 1-2 hours
Wedding Services
Wedding Services
Add to Remove from Trip Favorites

Details

Category: Museums

Address
801 Old Water St.

Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: 813-228-0097

Visit Website

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Based on 409 reviews
D3336HDkevinp | Nov 18, 2016
“Hodge-Podge”

It is rare for me to not like a museum, but this one was disappointing. The first floor had information on the Seminole wars and the cigar industry. The theater presentation on the Seminole wars was...

Read All Reviews on TripAdvisor

Write a Review on TripAdvisor

Search Hotels
& Rates

E.g., 12/02/2016
E.g., 12/02/2016
Clear Search

Location & Nearby Things To Do

Get Directions
Your Trip Favorites in St. Petersburg/Clearwater
START SAVING YOUR TRIP FAVORITES HERE Whenever you see a , click it to add that page to your Trip Favorites.