• Smithsonian exhibition Lands at the History Center

    NEWS RELEASE January 15, 2013 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Photos available on request Smithsonian exhibition Lands at the History Center Suited for Space, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution featuring images of spacesuits that helped launch the American space program, opens at the Tampa Bay History Center. In 1961 President John F. Kennedy declared the United States would …

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  • Summer Camps Take Kids on a History Adventure

    NEWS RELEASE March. 11, 2013 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Summer Camps Take Kids on a History Adventure Dig, craft, and build your way through the past! The Tampa Bay History Center’s History Adventure Camps are open to ages 7-11 and include arts and crafts, games, music, literature, splash park fun and interactions with historians and other experts. Camps are …

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  • History Center exhibition journeys into the “wild heart” of Florida

    NEWS RELEASE Feb. 13, 2012 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org History Center exhibition journeys into the “wild heart” of Florida  Award-winning photographer Carlton Ward Jr. celebrates the Florida Wildlife Corridor in a new exhibition at the Tampa Bay History Center (Tampa) – By foot, kayak, and horseback, the expedition team journeyed north from Everglades National Park, through the Big Cypress …

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  • History Center Offers Visitor Parking

    NEWS RELEASE Dec. 13, 2012 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org History Center Offers Visitor Parking (Tampa) –Gallery admission to the Tampa Bay History Center will now include parking, the result of a partnership between the History Center and the Tampa Bay Lightning. The change went into effect on Oct. 1. Museum visitors paying for gallery entry will receive a parking …

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  • Tampa Bay History Center Receives Silver LEED® Certification

    NEWS RELEASE June 18, 2012 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org Tampa Bay History Center Receives Silver LEED® Certification History Center becomes first county-owned “green” building. (TAMPA, Fla.) – The Tampa Bay History Center has achieved LEED® Silver certification through the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. It is the first Hillsborough County-owned building to attain …

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  • Great Caper News Release

    NEWS RELEASE March 12, 2012 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org History Center Leads Kids on a “Great Caper” (Tampa, FL)- Prepare to accept your mission! Decipher clues, crack codes and get a special look at the History Center’s newest exhibit: Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs during The Great Caper: Operation Spy!, Sat., March 31 beginning at 10 a.m. The History Center …

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  • Burgert Brothers Collection: exhibit offers panoramic view of early Tampa

    NEWS RELEASE Jan. 17, 2012 Contact: Manny Leto 813.675.8985 mleto@tampabayhistorycenter.org History Center exhibit offers panoramic view of early Tampa A collection of rarely-seen photographs opens at the Tampa Bay History Center. (Tampa) – Streetcars whiz by in a panoramic blur along downtown Tampa’s Franklin Street. Spectators in suits and ties crowd the Gasparilla parade route at the Plant Hotel. Construction …

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