Tampa Bay History Center 

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Tampa Bay History Center includes three floors of hands-on permanent and temporary exhibition galleries covering 12,000 years of Florida’s history. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and a Smithsonian Affiliate, the waterfront museum located on Tampa’s Riverwalk includes the Treasure Seekers: Conquistadors, Pirates and Shipwrecks gallery, featuring a 60-foot 1700s-era replica sailing ship as its centerpiece and the Touchton Map Library and the Florida Center for Cartographic Education, the only cartographic center in the southeastern United States.

Tampa Bay History Center

Memberships: American Alliance of Museums; American Association for State and Local History Florida Association of Museums; International Council of Museums; North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM); Smithsonian Affiliate; Southeastern Museums Conference; Southeastern Reciprocal Membership Program (SERM); Visit Florida; Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater; and Visit Tampa Bay.

Tampa Bay History Center

Nearby Attractions: Amalie Arena; Cross Bay Ferry; GreenWise Market; JW Marriott Tampa; Pirate Water Taxi Stop #3; Sparkman Wharf; TECO Streetcar; Tampa Marriott Water Street; The Florida Aquarium; The Tampa EDITION; The Tampa Riverwalk; and Thunder Alley.

Tampa Bay History Center

Seasonal Dates: Year-Round Opportunities

Business Hours: Open Daily 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Free bus parking is available.

Type of attraction: History Museum

Tampa Bay History Center

Cancellation Policy: To cancel or make changes to your reservation, call (813) 228-0097 no later than 10 business days prior to your visit. If you cancel your field trip at least 10 business days prior to the scheduled date, you will receive a full refund of your deposit. If your group does not show up for a scheduled tour, or if you fail to cancel at least ten business days prior to the scheduled date, your deposit will be forfeited to the Tampa Bay History Center.

Tampa Bay History Center

Group Sales Contact: Amanda Hoffman
801 Water St
Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone: 813-675-8985
E-Mail: groupsales@tampabayhistorycenter.org
Web: www.tampabayhistorycenter.org

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