Tampa Bay History Center

Tampa Bay History Center

Located on the Riverwalk in Tampa's Channel District.

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Mapping the Tampa-Cuba Connection

Chart five centuries of connections and interactions between Florida and Cuba through rare and original maps, lithographs and other documents.

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A Night at the Museum

As the museum winds down, the exhibits come alive!

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Shop Local

The Museum Store features items from local vendors, original prints from local artists, a wide selection of Florida-focused books and more.

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Columbia Cafe

The Columbia Cafe at the History Center features indoor and outdoor dining.

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Visitors can park for a fee at lots near the History Center, the Channelside parking garage, various downtown surface lots, downtown street parking or the Ybor City parking garage, taking the streetcar to the Channelside District. Parking fees vary based on availability and scheduled events at surrounding locations.
The History Center’s galleries are wheelchair accessible. A limited number of wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first served basis at Visitor Services. Have questions about parking or other accommodations? Please contact Visitor Services at (813) 228-0097.
Open daily 10 am - 5 pmCurrent Parking Info Allow 2 hours for your visit Accessible
This Month at the History Center
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Occupying 60,000 square feet in Tampa’s Channelside District, exhibits draw a path through time, linking modern culture with cigar factories, sports legends, railroad tycoons, cattle drives, pioneers, Spanish conquistadors and Florida’s first native inhabitants — 12,000 years in all.