Tampa Sightseeing At Bay Area Museums

While Sightseeing Tampa, be sure to stop in one of the local museums, or history exhibits. See a huge collection by Salvador Dali, examine Greek antiquities, visit a planetarium, learn the history of Florida, or walk with the Dinosaurs in a life-sized outdoor exhibit. With tens of thousands of exhibits, art works, photographs and more in the area, one could meander around these museums for a great deal of time.

Tampa Museum Of Art
120 W. Gasparilla Plaza
Tampa, FL 33602
|813| 274-8130
Visit the Tampa Museum of Art and view Greek and Roman antiquities, paintings, photography, sculpture and various exhibitions.

Ybor City State Museum
1818 E 9th Ave
Tampa, FL 33605
|813| 247-6323
More than just a museum, this tour includes the main museum building a garden and a Casita that has been restored to look as it had many years ago when it was a cigar worker's home.

Museum Of Science & Industry (MOSI)
4801 E Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33617
|813| 987-6000
Get hands on at MOSI. Enjoy more than 450 exhibits, the Saunders Planetarium, the IMAX dome theater and more.

Tampa Bay History Center
801 Old Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602
|813| 228-0097
Learn about the early explorations of Florida through a theater presentation, discover the history of the Tampa Bay Area, enjoy a signature dish at the Columbia Cafe.

American Victory Ship Mariners Memorial Museum
705 Channelside Dr
Tampa, FL 33602
|813| 228-8766
Step back in time and learn about American Maritime History while aboard this ship museum.

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
200 N Tampa St
Tampa, FL 33602
|813| 221-2222
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts exhibits important photographic art depicting contemporary life and culture. Experience historic and contemporary works by nationally and internationally known photographic artists.

Tampa Firefighters Museum
720 E Zack St
Tampa, FL 33602
|813| 964-6862
Take a trip and learn the history of Tampa's firefighters in a building that served as the headquarters for the Tampa Fire Department from 1911 until 1974.

Heritage Village
11909 125th Street N
Largo, FL 33774
|727| 582-2123
Heritage Village is a 21-acre living history museum with more than 28 historic structures and features, including a school, church, sponge warehouse, railroad depot and store in addition to a variety of historic homes.

Salvador Dali Museum
1000 3rd St S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
|727| 823-3767
If you like Salvador Dalí, you'll love this Museum. It is the permanent home of the world's most comprehensive collection of the renowned Spanish artist's work. Featuring 96 oil paintings, over 100 watercolors and drawings, 1,300 graphics, photographs, sculptures and objects d'art, in addition to an extensive archival library.

St Petersburg Museum of History
335 2nd Ave NE
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
|727| 894-1052
Learn about the history of Florida and St. Petersburg in particular. With a collection of over 32,000 artifacts, an archive of over 8000 historic photos 5000 documents and various exhibits, you're sure to be entertained.

Dinosaur World
5145 Harvey Tew Rd
Plant City, FL 33565
|813| 717-9865
Tampa sightseeing at Dinosaur World is a unique experience indeed. More than 150 life sized dinosaurs can be found outdoors, providing for a Jurassic good time.

Museum Of Fine Arts
255 Beach Dr NE
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
|727| 896-2667
Experience European Art collections from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, American Art collections from the 18th and 19th centuries and Greek and Roman Antiquities.

Practically Pikasso
1912 4th St N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33704
|727| 822-5204
If you are out and looking for some fun Tampa sightseeing, you may want to visit Practically Pikasso in St. Petersburg. This is an eclectic art studio specializing in paint-your-own pottery, wheel-thrown pottery, fusible glass, custom hand-crafted gifts and more.

Florida Holocaust Museum
55 5th St S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
|727| 820-0100
The Florida Holocaust museum features both temporary and permanent exhibitions regarding the history of the Holocaust.

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