Tampa Bay History Center

Tampa Bay History Cetner
Tampa Bay History Cetner
Tampa Bay History Center
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.

Disabled Traveler Information
ADA Compliant Disabled Accessible Wheelchair Seating Wheelchair-friendly
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Facility Amenities
Food/Beverage Service Meeting Facilities Multilingual Staff Picnic Area Restaurant
General Information
Open Year-Round
Guest Information
Family Friendly
Meeting Facilities
Audio/Visual Equipment Rental Internet Connectivity Total Capacity of Meeting Space: 200 Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 3 Total Sq Ft of Largest Meeting Room: 2697
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Time To Experience Activity
2 - 3 hours
Tour Information
Customized tours Guided Tours Tour Duration: 1-2 hours
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Category: Museums

801 Old Water St.
Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: 813-228-0097

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Traveler Reviews

Based on 579 reviews
ccpettit | Oct. 28, 2019
“Lots of Interesting Exhibits”

Enjoyed the Center. Lots of interesting exhibits (i.e., Indians and Pirates) and easy to explore on your own.

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