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Living History Saturday: Clara Barton

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

Betty Clark reenacts Clara Barton, the pioneering battlefield nurse who began her career at age 11 by caring for her brother. Barton is best known for her contributions during the Civil War and for founding the American Red Cross, solidifying her legacy as a humanitarian and key figure in nursing and disaster relief. GET TICKETS 

$16.95

Black History Book Club: “Open Season”

Tampa's Black History Museum 1213 N Central Ave, Tampa, FL, United States

The Black History Book Club invites Tampa Bay residents to join its sessions, emphasizing an inclusive approach to learning and discussion. Participation is free, and the initiative serves as a platform for individuals to deepen their understanding of Black history and culture through literature. SIGN UP The club will explore significant works reflecting the African American journey, 

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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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.

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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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