Things to Do Arts & Culture MUSEUMS
ARMED FORCES MILITARY MUSEUM – NP 2050 34th Way N • Largo, FL 33771 (727) 539-8371 • www.armedforcesmuseum.com
The Armed Forces Military Museum is dedicated to pre- serving our military history and educating our current and future generations as to the sacrifices made by so many to preserve our freedom. The museum is housed in a 35,000 sq. ft. newly renovated building. The Armed Forces Military Museum is one of the largest, non-government funded, museums in the State of Florida.
CRACKER COUNTRY – ET Florida State Fairgrounds P.O. Box 11766 • Tampa, FL 33680 (813) 627-4225 • www.crackercountry.org
Discover Cracker Country, a rural Florida outdoor living history museum, and experience how the daily lives of early Florida settlers revolved around chores, seasons, family, and community. Now, living history interpreters, skilled artisans, heritage livestock, and heirloom plants complete your encounter with early Florida life.
THE DALI MUSEUM – SP 1000 3rd St. S. • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 823-3767 • www.TheDali.org
Experience the new Dali: new building and location. The largest and most comprehensive collection of Dali’s work in America. An astonishing array of rotating exhibitions and programs designed to entertain all ages. Pre-booked group rates, tours, venue and catering available.
FLORIDA MUSEUM OF
PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS, INC. – DT 200 N Tampa St., Suite 130 • Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 221-2222 • www.FMoPA.org
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is a museum dedicated to exhibiting important photographic art as central to contemporary life and culture. FMoPA collects, preserves and exhibits historic and contemporary works by nationally and internationally known photographic artists. FMoPA also enriches the community by operating outreach programs to educate children and adults.
GLAZER CHILDREN’S MUSEUM – DT 110 W Gasparilla Plaza • Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 443-3861 • www.glazermuseum.org
Designed to inspire children and families by creating learning opportunities around innovative play and discovery, the new 53,000 square foot Glazer Children’s Museum, has a combination of permanent and traveling exhibits, comprehensive programs and special events.
HENRY B. PLANT MUSEUM – ST 401 W Kennedy Blvd. • Tampa, FL 33606 (813) 254-1891 • www.plantmuseum.com
With it’s magnificent Moorish architecture, opulent furnish- ings, and tropical gardens, a visit to the restored rooms of the former Tampa Bay Hotel, will transport you to Victorian splendor. Docent and audio tours available. National Historic Landmark. Extraordinary Museum Store.
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THE JOHN AND MABLE RINGLING
MUSEUM OF ART – R 5401 Bay Shore Rd. • Sarasota, FL 34243 (941) 359-5700 • www.ringling.org
Located on the beautiful Sarasota Bay, visit the Art galleries, Ca d’Zan Mansion, Circus Museum including The Wisconsin Rail Car and the Howard Bros. Circus miniature, Historic Asolo Theater, and lush grounds and gardens. Open daily 10am-5:30pm.
J.C. NEWMAN CIGAR COMPANY – YC 2701 N 16th St. • Tampa, FL 33605 (813) 248-2124 • www.jcnewman.com
J.C. Newman is America’s oldest family owned cigar company and the last operating cigar factory in Cigar City with brands including Diamond Crown, MAXIMUS, Cuesta Rey, Brick House and El Baton.
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With world-class performance halls, state- of-the-art museums and galleries, theater groups, orchestras and much more, it’s no wonder that Tampa was recently awarded “Top Arts Destination” by American Style magazine. Check out the brand new Tampa Museum of Art and Glazer Children’s Museum, explore 500 years of history at the Tampa Bay History Center, or immerse yourself in the largest and most comprehensive collection of Salvador Dali’s work in America at the Dali Museum. From great works of art to performance artists doing great work, Tampa Bay has it all.