All Events

 

April 2019

APRIL 3

SOLD OUT

11th Annual Duckwall Lecture: Alexander Hamilton

Wednesday, April 3 @ 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Dig deeper into the story of Alexander Hamilton and the founding of America during the History Center’s 11th Annual…

 

APRIL 4

AP Trivia Review

Thursday, April 4 @ 5 – 7 p.m.

Study for AP exams and have fun with friends during the History Center’s next AP Trivia Review…

 

APRIL 6

Sensory-Friendly Saturday

Saturday, April 6 @ 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Disturbances minimized and sensory experiences are modified for families with special needs …

 

APRIL 11

Florida Conversations: Florida’s Craft Beer History

Thursday, April 11 @ 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Moderator Donnie Gallagher, host of the podcast Craft Brews and Geek News, leads this panel discussion featuring representatives from the craft beer business.

 

APRIL 13

Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

Saturday, April 13 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Explore Tampa’s National Historic Landmark District during this outdoor, Saturday morning walking tour ….

 

APRIL 18

History Center Book Group: Beneath a Ruthless Sun

Thursday, April 18 @ 10:00-11:30 a.m.

 

 

APRIL 18

TAP TALKS: Night Swim Porter

Thursday, April 18 @ 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Join the History Center and Coppertail Brewing Company for our next installment of TAP TALKS. We’ll dive into Coppertail’s Night Swim Porter…

APRIL 20

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, April 20 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a 90-minute walking tour of Tampa’s historic downtown. This guided tour highlights the iconic landmarks, colorful characters, groundbreaking events   …

APRIL 20

Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

Saturday, April 20 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Explore Tampa’s National Historic Landmark District during this outdoor, Saturday morning walking tour ….

 

APRIL 27

Walk Tampa: Central Avenue Black History Tour

Saturday, April 27 @ 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Led by noted local historian Fred Hearns, you’ll tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district. Learn about life in Tampa’s ….

 

 APRIL 27

Living History Saturday

Saturday, April 27 @ 12 – 3 p.m.

Roam the galleries with living-history experts! Presenters will share stories and artifacts ….

 

May 2019

MAY 5

Collectors Day

Sunday, May 5 @ 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Private collectors from throughout the Tampa Bay area will display their eclectic personal treasures in the museum’s galleries …

 

MAY 8

Maps and More: The History of Longitude

Wednesday, May 8 @ 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Follow the travails of John Harrison, and unknown British clockmaker, and his half-century quest to discover longitude …

 

MAY 11

Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

Saturday, May 11 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Explore Tampa’s National Historic Landmark District during this outdoor, Saturday morning walking tour ….

 

MAY 15

OLLI/TBHC Course: The Seminole Wars

Three sessions, beginning Wednesday, May 15 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

The three Seminole Wars are are among the longest, most costly military conflicts in American history, yet they remain relatively unknown outside of Florida ….

 

MAY 16

TAP TALKS: Passion of the Heights Wheat Ale

Thursday, May 16 @ 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Join the History Center and Florida Avenue Brewing Company for our next installment of TAP TALKS. We’ll share our passion for the history of Tampa’s Seminole Heights neighborhood… 

MAY 16

History Center Book Group: The Pope of Palm Beach

Thursday, May 16 @ 10:00-11:30 a.m.

 

 

MAY 18

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, May 18 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the History Center for a 90-minute walking tour of Tampa’s historic downtown. This guided tour highlights the iconic landmarks, colorful characters, groundbreaking events   …

MAY 22

OLLI/TBHC Course: The Seminole Wars

Four sessions, beginning Wednesday, May 22 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Trace 12,000 years of Florida history, from the Bering land bridge to the 2000 Bush/Gore election ….

 

MAY 25

Walk Tampa: Central Avenue Black History Tour

Saturday, April 27 @ 10:00 am – 12 pm

Led by noted local historian Fred Hearns, you’ll tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district. Learn about life in Tampa’s ….

 

June 2019

JUNE 10-14

History Adventure Camp: Swashbuckling Summer

Monday-Friday, June 10-14 @ 9:00 am – 4 pm

Unmask the myths behind pirates, discover legends about mermaids, ‘dive’ into waters with ….

 

JUNE 24-28

History Adventure Camp: American Girl©

Monday-Friday, June 24-28 @ 9:00 am – 4 pm

Spend your summer with American Girl© characters from three different periods in history ….

 

July 2019

JULY 8-12

History Adventure Camp: Swashbuckling Summer

Monday-Friday, July 8-12 @ 9:00 am – 4 pm

Unmask the myths behind pirates, discover legends about mermaids, ‘dive’ into waters with ….

 

JULY 22-26

History Adventure Camp: American Girl©

Monday-Friday, July 22-26 @ 9:00 am – 4 pm

Spend your summer with American Girl© characters from three different periods in history ….

 

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