Tampa Bay History Center -Tampa, FL January 21, 2019


The Tampa Bay History Center – a Smithsonian Affiliate Museum- features three floors of exhibits exploring 12,000 years of Florida history. Hit the high seas with conquistadors and pirates, stroll the brick streets of Ybor City with Cuban cigar rollers, or saddle up for a cattle drive with Florida pioneers. The History Center’s hands-on exhibits and immersive theater experiences explore the history and heritage of the Tampa Bay area. One of Tampa’s premier cultural attractions, the History Center’s cutting-edge, interactive exhibits provide a fun and educational experience for visitors of all ages.

NOTE:  Lunch is on your own at the Columbia Café, not included in price.

You will have plenty of time to tour the museum, have lunch and take a stroll along the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk.

Price includes: admission to center, docent lead tour, bus transportation, bus driver trip and bottle of water.


8:30 AM  Leave Walmart Rte. 466  Please park on the Garden Center Side

10:00  AM           Arrive at Center

10:30 AM            Tour

12:00 Noon        Free time to explore museum on own, have lunch at Columbia Restaurant, walk the Riverwalk

2:30 PM               Board Bus

4:00 PM               Approximate Arrival back to Walmart


You will receive a telephone call and an email 5 to 7 days prior to the trip as a reminder

Dining is not included in the price of the trip UNLESS specifically noted in the description

A minimum of 24 people is needed to ensure this trip occurs


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Founded in 1989 by the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, the History Center opened its new, 60,000 square-foot facility on Tampa’s Riverwalk in 2009. Accredited in 2015 by the American Alliance of Museums and a Smithsonian Affiliate museum since 2012, the History Center includes three floors of permanent and temporary exhibition galleries focusing on 12,000 years of Florida’s history.