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/