Tampa is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Tampa one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Tampa is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Tampa or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Tampa. Explore the historical monuments of Tampa with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Tampa guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Tampa page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Tampa landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Tampa.
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10165 North Malcolm McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, United States
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Tampa’s rightly famous for as a theme park destination, and this is one of the two main reasons (the other is Adventure Park). With about 4.5 million visitors every year, this Africa themed park is one of the USA’s and indeed the world’s most visited. There are two ways of travelling the park’s vast 335 acre expanse the Sere...
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Ybor, Tampa, FL
Today it’s an entertainment and nightlife neighbourhood, but the Ybor’s origins lie in the cigar factories here that once produced millions of cigarettes, and the immigrant labourers who made them. The Great Depression of the 1920s nearly killed the neighbourhood and over the next decades the place declined and deteriorated. The moving ...
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4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33617, United States
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This fantastic community effort is a non-profit science museum with a single purpose in mind – to make science come alive for kids, and to get them interested in the nature of the environment and the universe. Established in 1982, it’s 190,000 sq feet make it the 5th largest such establishment in the country. The most popular exhibits i...
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Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa, FL
This simple and unassuming looking walk will surprise you with all the pleasures it has in store. It’s actually a great way to get to know Tampa. At 7.2 km long, it’s the longest continuous boulevard in the world, and is a favourite with sunrise and sunset joggers and bikers. A great number of historic attractions lie on the path. It&rs...
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401 West Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33606, United States
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
In the south wing of Plant Hall (itself a U.S. National Historic Landmark), this the Henry B Plant museum covers several interesting aspects of the erstwhile 500 room Tampa Bay Hotel (which was hosted in this building), and the lifestyles of its celebrity guests.
The Primary Exhibits are:
Paradise: A 19th century tropical landscaped garden with is...
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5306 Palm River Road, Tampa, FL 33619, United States
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Something about the site makes freshens you up the second you arrive – the view overlooking the mirror, the tall palm trees, the picnic tables and the simply but beautifully decorated temple itself. It’s tranquil and peaceful and it’s fascinating to watch the monks go about their business. Services are usually between 1pm and 2pm,...