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Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Lykes Gaslight Square Park 400 N Franklin St, Tampa

Learn about Tampa’s compelling history as you stroll past City Hall, Sacred Heart Church, the Floridan Palace Hotel and even Tampa’s oldest bar, The Hub, on this guided trek!   

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Florida Emancipation Day at Chinsegut Hill Historic Site

Chinsegut Hill 22495 Chinsegut Hill Road, Brooksville

This special program will occur at 22495 Chinsegut Hill Rd, Brooksville, FL, on Saturday, May 18, 2024, starting at 10 a.m. Fred Hearns, curator of Black history, leads a special 

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Living History Saturday: Rough Riders Spend a Week in Tampa

Tampa Bay History Center 801 Water Street, Tampa

Step into history with the Rough Riders, the First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, which spent five days in 1898 in Tampa en route to the Spanish-American War—the only unit to see 


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Museum hours

The history center is open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

**Galleries are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas and open until 3 p.m. on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Admission prices

Adult: $16.95
College Student: $14.95
Senior (60+): $14.95
Youth (7-17): $12.95
Child (0-6): Free
Members: Free

**First responders and veterans may receive discounted admission at Visitor Services.

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The History Center provides a dramatic and historic backdrop for your wedding, wedding reception or rehearsal dinner. Give your wedding a unique Tampa flair your guests will remember for a lifetime.

Corporate events

Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind Tampa experience for your next corporate event or convention party? Are you a meeting planner looking for a unique setting to host a board retreat or employee function? Located within walking distance of downtown hotels, the History Center is perfect for your next corporate event.

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Event Rental Space at the Tampa Bay History Center
Event Rental Space at the Tampa Bay History Center