All Events

 

Through Sept. 2

Blue Star Museums

Now through Labor Day

The History Center is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museums program, offering free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families through Labor Day 2019.

 

July 2019

JULY 4

Independence Day at the History Center

Thursday, July 4 @ 10 am – 5 pm

All guests receive $5 admission on the 4th of July…

 

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 13

Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

Saturday, July 13 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

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

 

JULY 17

Tampa Archives Week

Tampa in the 1919

Wednesday, July 17 @ 1:00 p.m.

How do we tell the story of Tampa in 1919? Join the History Center’s public historian, Dr. Brad Massey, for a look at items the History Center collects, preserves and uses to tell the story of Tampa in the 1910s and early 1920s.

 

JULY 18

TBHC Book Group

Thursday, July 18 @ 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Summer Reading Review with Colette Bancroft, Book Editor for the Tampa Bay Times

 

JULY 19

Tampa Archives Week

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Friday, July 19 @ 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   …

JULY 20

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, July 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   …

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 ….

 

JULY 27

Living History Saturday

Saturday, July 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3 pm

Trades in the Age of Sail

Get face-to-face with Florida history during Living History Saturdays!

 

August 2019

AUG. 1

Sangria and Stories: Florida’s Brewing History with Mark DeNote, Guest Curator

Thursday, Aug. 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Last Call! Join Mark DeNote, guest curator of History by the Pint for the next Sangria and Stories …

 

AUG. 3

Sensory-Friendly Saturday

Saturday, Aug. 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy the History Center with minimized disturbances and optional sensory experiences for families with special needs during our first Sensory-Friendly Saturday. …

 

AUG. 10

Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

Saturday, Aug. 10 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

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

 

AUG. 17

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Aug. 17 @ 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   …

AUG. 24

Living History Saturday

Saturday, Aug. 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3 pm

Stories From a Battalion During the Great War

Get face-to-face with Florida history during Living History Saturdays!

 

AUG. 24

Teachers Day!

Saturday, Aug. 24 @ 11:00 am – 3 pm

Free admission for teachers and up to two family members.

Enjoy light snacks, children’s activities and crafts, and living history re-enactors.

September 2019

SEPT. 14

Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story

Saturday, Sept. 14 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

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

 

SEPT. 11

Florida Conversations: An Environmental History of the Hillsborough River

Wednesday, Sept. 11 @ 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

The Hillsborough is a river of contrasts that over the last 100 years has been Tampa’s primary drinking water source, a wildlife refuge …

 

SEPT. 21

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Saturday, Sept. 21 @ 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   …

SEPT. 28

Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour

Saturday, Sept. 28 @ 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Led by a History Center docent Ersula K. Odom, you’ll tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district …

SEPT. 28

Living History Saturday

Saturday, Sept. 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3 pm

A Pirate’s Life: Tales from Florida Waters

Get face-to-face with Florida history during Living History Saturdays!

 

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