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Book Group: “The Apartment” by Ana Menéndez

Tampa Bay History Center 801 Water Street, Tampa, FL, United States

The Helena is an art deco apartment building that has witnessed the changing face of South Miami Beach for seventy years, observing the lives housed within. Among those who have 

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Book Group: “Through the Groves: A Memoir” by Anne Hull

Tampa Bay History Center 801 Water Street, Tampa, FL, United States

Anne Hull grew up in rural Central Florida, barefoot half the time and running through the orange groves her father’s family had worked for generations. The ground trembled from the 

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Book Group: “The Reformatory: A Novel” by Tananarive Due

Tampa Bay History Center 801 Water Street, Tampa, FL, United States

Twelve-year-old Robbie Stephens, Jr., is sentenced to six months at the Gracetown School for Boys, a reformatory, for kicking the son of the largest landowner in town in defense of 

FREE

Book Group: “Collision of Power” by Martin Baron

Tampa Bay History Center 801 Water Street, Tampa, FL, United States

Marty Baron took charge of The Washington Post newsroom in 2013, after nearly a dozen years leading The Boston Globe. Just seven months into his new job, Baron received explosive news: Jeff Bezos, 

FREE

Book Group: Summer Reading Review

Tampa Bay History Center 801 Water Street, Tampa, FL, United States

Grab a cup of coffee and join us monthly for an informal discussion about the best in Florida literature. Topics range from fiction to food, poetry to politics. Free with 

FREE

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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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