Tampa Bay History Center, Tampa

Tampa Bay History Center, Tampa (must see)

Tampa Bay History Center is a history museum. Exhibits include coverage of the Tampa Bay area's first native inhabitants, Spanish conquistadors, and historical figures who shaped the area's history, as well as a reproduction of a 1920s cigar store. It opened on January 17, 2009.

The History Center building is 60,000 square feet (5,600 m2) with 25,000 square feet (2,300 m2) of exhibit space.

The Tampa Bay History Center includes three floors of permanent and temporary exhibition space covering 12,000 years of Florida history, with a special focus on Tampa Bay and the Gulf Coast.

The History Center has a museum store, classrooms, the Witt Research Center (a branch of the Hillsborough County Public Library System), a map gallery, an event hall and the Columbia Cafe (a branch of Ybor's Columbia Restaurant.

The History Center is one of the largest on the West Coast of Florida and includes hands-on, kid-friendly activities, as well as cutting edge interactive exhibits and theaters.

Opening hours: Open daily 10 am - 5 pm

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Sight Name: Tampa Bay History Center
Sight Location: Tampa, USA
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Downtown Orientation Walk   Tampa Museums and Galleries  

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