Tampa Bay History Center

801 Old Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602

The Tampa Bay History Center tells the story of Tampa Bay and Florida’s history, heritage and culture. Beginning with a look at Florida’s first peoples, who inhabited the peninsula some 10,000 years ago, and the arrival of European explorers in the 1500s, to Tampa Bay’s modern role as a port city, the industrial capital of west central Florida and a draw for tourists and visitors the world over.

The History Center is also home to the Touchton Map Library/Florida Center for Cartographic Education. The only cartographic research center of its kind in the state.

For further information on exhibitions and field trips, please visit: https://tampabayhistorycenter.org/groups-tours/

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