All Events


All programs, tours and events scheduled through April 30 are canceled until further notice.

March 2020

MAR. 6

New Exhibit – Member Preview

SUNSHINE STATE SHOWDOWN: Pro Wrestling in Tampa Bay

Friday, March 6  |  5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Get in the ring before it opens to the public

MAR. 7

New Exhibit Opens

SUNSHINE STATE SHOWDOWN: Pro Wrestling in Tampa Bay

Saturday, March 7  through Sunday, Oct. 18

Florida – especially the Tampa Bay area  ̶  has been home to a who’s who of larger-than-life pro wrestling personas …

MAR. 10

Sangria & Stories: Pensacola – Florida’s Second City

Tuesday, March 10  @ 6 – 7 p.m.

Touchton Map Library Director Rodney Kite-Powell guides you map by map through the exhibit “Pensacola: Florida’s Second City.” …


Spring Break Programs 


Tool Time in Prehistoric Florida

March 16 – 20  @ 12 – 12:30 p.m.

Did you know a shell could be a hammer?
Drop in for some prehistoric fun at the History Center this Spring Break …

MAR. 19

Florida Conversations:
Will to Win: Gen. James A. Van Fleet 


March 19 @ 6:30 p.m.

After graduating from West Point in 1915, Polk County native James Alward Van Fleet’s military service spanned more than 30 years  …

MAR. 20

Teacher Appreciation Day


March 20 @ 12 – 3 p.m.

We’re celebrating teachers!
Teachers plus up to two family members will recieve free admission to the History Center  …

MAR. 26



Thursday, March 26 @ 5 – 8 p.m.

Is your pro wrestling recall good enough to put your opponent over the top rope? …

MAR. 29

Women’s History Month Celebration


Sunday, March 29 @ 12 – 3 p.m.

Learn more about HERstory during Women’s History Month. TBHC’s Teen Council leads visitors through short presentations and activities …

April 2020

APR. 7

Florida Conversations:
Revitalization of Downtown Tampa

April 7 @ 6:30 p.m.

Presented by panelists:
• Rodney Kite-Powell, Director of Touchton Map Library, Tampa Bay History Center
• James Nozar, CEO, Strategic Property Partners
• Santiago C. Corrada, President & CEO, Visit Tampa Bay
• Thomas Hall, Chair of Tucker/Hall and CEO of Hall Equity Corp.

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