Tampa Bay History Center

Tampa Bay History Center

Located on the Riverwalk in Tampa's Channel District.

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On Exhibit Now!

See vintage Peanuts comic strips, memorabilia, and more!

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Shop Local

Find a "Real Florida" gift in our Museum Store.

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See it today!

While Allied Forces clashed on the battlefields of Europe and the Pacific, a threat was brewing closer to home.

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Columbia Cafe

Dine along the Riverwalk

Enjoy amazing waterfront views at the Columbia Cafe, located inside the History Center.

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Field Trips

Book your 2014-15 Field Trip

Students will discover surprising stories and amazing artifacts that are sure to inspire, inform and engage.

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Parking validation is available with paid gallery admission for the Amalie Arena 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 pmFree with paid admission in Amalie Arena 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.