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Things to Do Arts & Culture


States, and home of the only IMAX Dome Theatre in the state of Florida. Kids In Charge! The Children’s Science Center at MOSI is the largest children’s science center in the nation. Disasterville, featuring WeatherQuest, MOSI’s newest permanent exhibition combines education and 10,000 sq. ft. of interactive exhibits on the remarkable science behind natural disasters.


TAMPA BAY AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM – SP 3301 Gateway Centre Blvd. • Pinellas Park, FL 33782 (727) 579-8226 • www.tbauto.org


Adults $8; Seniors $6; Students $5; Children 6 and under free. Open Monday 10am-4pm; Wednesday-Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday 12pm-4pm; closed holidays.


STAY 1-2 HOURS


The Tampa Bay Automobile Museum, located in the Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg area of west central Florida, features a unique collection of vintage cars and vehicles that demonstrate special creativity and imagination in their history and engineering.


TAMPA BAY HISTORY CENTER – DT 801 Old Water St. • Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 228-0097 • www.tampabayhistorycenter.org


Adults $12; Seniors (65+) $10; Youth ages 13-17 $10; Students (with ID) $10; Children ages 4-12 $7, Children ages 3 and under are Free. School groups of 10 or more $5 per person; Groups of 10 or more $8 per person; Groups of 25+ from 5-7pm $10 per person; Groups of 25+ from 5-8pm $12 per person; Military Discount* $2 off regular admission rates. Open daily 10am-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.


*Applies to all active and retired military members and their families with military ID. Discount cannot be combined with other offers or promotions.


STAY 2.5 HOURS


Journey through 12,000 years of powerful stories. Stroll through a 1920s cigar store. Row up the Hillsborough River. Ride along with a cattle drive. Discover the stories of our early inhabitants. With an eclectic Museum Store and the Columbia Café, we offer an enjoyable experience for the whole family.


TAMPA FIREFIGHTERS MUSEUM – DT 720 Zack St. • Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 964-6862 • www.tampafiremuseum.org


Free. Open Tuesday-Sunday 10am-2pm.


The Tampa Firefighters Museum has officially opened its doors. Museum visitors can enjoy “hands-on” exhibits, education programs, rental space for events, a gift shop, donation or sponsorship opportunities, and additional benefits with annual membership. We are conveniently located in Downtown Tampa on Zack Street. Admission is FREE.


TAMPA MUSEUM OF ART/CORNELIA CORBETT


CENTER – DT 120 Gasparilla Plaza • Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 274-8130 • www.TampaMuseum.org


Adults $10; Seniors, groups and military plus one guest $7.50; Students $5; Children ages 6 and under are free. Open Monday Wednesday and Friday 11am-7pm; Thursday 11am-9pm; Saturday Sunday 11am-5pm.


STAY 2 HOURS


The new Tampa Museum of Art provides the region with world class traveling exhibitions, a growing collection of


contemporary and classical art, expanded educational programs and access to scenic outdoor events in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and Tampa’s Riverwalk.


UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA


CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM – BG 4202 E Fowler Ave., CAM101 • Tampa, FL 33620 (813) 974-4133 • www.usfcam.usf.edu


Open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm; Saturday 1-4pm. Closed Labor Day, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving Holiday. Please check CAM exhibitions schedule before your visit to the museum, or call (813) 974-4133.


STAY 1 HOUR


USF CAM brings vital, investigative, and scholarly exhibitions of contemporary art to the University and the Tampa Bay community. To complement our exhibitions program, USF CAM additionally organizes symposia, lectures, workshops, and visiting artists’ presentations.


YBOR CITY MUSEUM STATE PARK – YC 1818 E 9th Ave. • Tampa, FL 33605 (813) 247-6323 • www.ybormuseum.org


Admission $4. Children ages five and under are free. Admission includes tour of recreate cigar workers home. Open daily from 9am-5pm. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.


STAY 45 MINUTES


The Ybor City Museum State Park takes you back to when Tampa was known as the “Cigar Capital of the World.” Experience the unique history and culture of Ybor City, Tampa’s National Historic Landmark District and the cradle of modern Tampa.


Exactly What You Didn’t Expect


Experience 12,000 years of powerful stories. Stroll through a 1920s-era cigar store. Row up the Hillsborough River. Ride along with a cattle drive. Witness the early exploration of Florida. This waterfront building, with an eclectic Museum Store and the signature Columbia Cafe, is a memorable experience for families, history enthusiasts, Tampa area natives and beyond.


www.tampabayhistorycenter.org 801 Old Water Street • Tampa, Florida 33602 • 813.228.0097


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