Historical and Educational Attractions

This page lists attractions of historical, cultural, or educational significance in the Tampa, Florida area. Listings may include historical homes, battlefields, forts, monuments, famous birthplaces, and other places of historical significance, as well educational attractions such as planetariums.
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American Victory Museum & Ship

Welcome aboard the American Victory Ship! As one of only 4 fully-operational WWII ships in the country, the American Victory Ship is a national treasu ...

705 Channelside Drive, Tampa, Florida, 33602
Armature Works

Armature Works is a fully restored mixed-use building that breathes new life into the historic Tampa Heights neighborhood. With its unobstructed view ...

Area: South Tampa (Includes Downtown/Hyde Park/Beach Park)
1910 N Ola Avenue, Tampa, FL, 33602
Centennial Park

Located in historic Ybor City, Centennial Park offers shade, benches, picnic areas and restrooms. The park’s statues, monuments and signs will tell y ...

Area: South Tampa (Includes Downtown/Hyde Park/Beach Park)
1800 E.8th Ave., Tampa, Florida, 33605
Egmont Key State Park

Although this park is primarily a wildlife refuge, it can be a personal refuge - a place to relax and collect shells along secluded, pristine beaches. ...

4905 34th Street South #5000, St Petersburg, Florida, 33711
Florida Historic Golf Trail

Florida's golf history, recognized as one of the earliest in the nation, dates back to the 1880s when a number of early courses were created along wit ...

Florida State Parks

The Florida State Parks System encompasses approximately 158 parks, including everything from museums and cultivated gardens to whole island and immen ...

Fort Foster State Historic Site

Fort Foster State Historic Site is part of Hillsborough River State Park, though located on the East Side of US 301 from the park. Fort Foster is a r ...

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
15402 US 301 North, Thonotosassa, Florida, 33592
Henry B. Plant Museum

The Henry B. Plant Museum is a national historic landmark, located in the south wing of Plant Hall on the University of Tampa’s campus. It is formerly ...

401 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL, 33606
Oldsmar Historical Society Museum

The Mission of the Oldsmar Historical Society, Inc shall be to collect, preserve, classify, protect, and educate about the history of the city of Olds ...

Area: West Tampa (Westchase/Town and Country/Citrus Park)
101 State Street West, Ste 2, Oldsmar, Florida, 34677
Robert W. Willaford Railroad Museum

We display and maintain a very sizable collection of railroad memorabilia, including our best know item, a completely restored Seaboard Air line, no ...

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
102 North Palmer Street, Plant City, Florida, 33563
Tampa Baseball Museum

There’s something special about baseball in Tampa. It started with a little boy dreaming of the big leagues. This boy, Al Lopez, became Tampa’s first ...

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
2003 North 19th Street, Tampa, Florida, 33605
Tampa Bay History Center

Occupying 60,000 square feet in Tampa’s Channelside District, exhibits draw a path through time, linking modern culture with cigar factories, sports l ...

801 Old Water St., Tampa, Florida, 33602
Tampa Bay Watch

Tampa Bay Watch recruits volunteers of all ages from community groups, scout troops, schools and others to participate in salt marsh plantings, storm ...

Free: Yes
multiple locations, Tampa, Florida
Ybor City Museum State Park

The Ybor City Museum Society and Ybor City Museum State Park invite you to experience the rich cultural heritage of Ybor City, one of only two Nationa ...

Area: East Tampa (Temple Terrace/Brandon)
1818 E 9th Ave, Tampa, Florida, 33605