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Central Avenue Walking Tour

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

Take a journey through Tampa's historic Central Avenue district, known as the "Harlem of the South." Delve into the tales of this African American community from the 1890s to the 

$20

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

Black History Book Club: “Brother Ray: Ray Charles’ Own Story”

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 

Free

Black History Book Club: “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”

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 

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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Weddings

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