The Tampa Bay History Center is a history and heritage museum and research library in downtown Tampa, in the Convention Center Annex. Regional history, archeology and multicultural heritage. Special exhibits about Florida and U.S. history, archeology, antiques and collectibles. Gallery exhibits show the geographical, historical and multicultural influences that have shaped the region through the centuries, from 12,000 years ago.
The Center is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Sunday, Monday and holidays. Admission is FREE, but donations are accepted.