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Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Lykes Gaslight Square Park 400 N Franklin St, Tampa

Discover Tampa's past as you stroll through historic districts on this Downtown Tampa walking tour, from its humble beginnings as a 19th-century military outpost to its evolution into a bustling hub of commerce. Meet your guide Experience Downtown Tampa through the eyes of T.J. Chaltry, a lifelong resident turned passionate history walking tour guide. His 

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West Tampa Black History Walking Tour

Tampa River Center 402 W Laurel St, Tampa

Experience the West Tampa Black History Walking Tour, a captivating 90-minute exploration of significant historical sites in Tampa’s Black community. Throughout the tour, participants will delve into the rich history of West Tampa, visiting key locations such as the former sites of J. W. Roberts City (West Tampa's inaugural brick cigar factory), University of Tampa's 


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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
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