Tampa Bay History Center

Visit us in Beautiful Tampa!

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June 14-August 17

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History Adventure Camps

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Columbia Cafe

Columbia Cafe

Enjoy lunch or dinner at the Columbia Cafe, overlooking Tampa’s Riverwalk.

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History Highlight Tours

Let our knowledgeable docents provide an additional dimension to your museum experience with a guided gallery tour.

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Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit!

Visiting with children? Kids can jump in the saddle and ride with the cattle ranchers, play with tiny Tampa trains, dress up like a pioneer in our Cracker cabin and row a boat up the Hillsborough River.

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Parking validation is available with paid gallery admission for the Forum Blue Lot during regular museum hours (10 a.m.-5 p.m.). Special events, programs, classes, lectures and other special programming is excluded.
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 pmParking free with paid admission in Forum Blue Lot 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.