The best museums in Tampa in March 2023

These are the top 10 best museums in Tampa, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Tampa:

  1. Online discount!Florida Aquarium1

    Florida Aquarium

    Tampa, FL
    The Florida Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization , publicly operated institution located in Tampa , Florida , United States . It is a large scale, 250,000-square-foot (23,000 m ) aquarium and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums . This means they are a leader in conserv
  2. Tampa Museum of Art2

    Tampa Museum of Art

    Tampa, FL
    The Tampa Museum of Art is located in downtown Tampa , Florida . It exhibits modern and contemporary art, as well as Greek , Roman , and Etruscan antiquities . The museum was founded in 1979 and debuted an award-winning new building in 2010 just north of its original site along Tampa's Riverwalk o
  3. Online discount!Lowry Park Zoo3

    Lowry Park Zoo

    Tampa, FL
    ZooTampa at Lowry Park (formerly known as Lowry Park Zoo or Lowry Park Zoological Garden ) is a 63-acre (25 ha) nonprofit zoo located in Tampa, Florida . In 2009, Lowry Park Zoo was voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in the US by Parents Magazine, and is recognized by the State of Florida as the cent
  4. Henry B. Plant Museum4

    Henry B. Plant Museum

    Tampa, FL
    The Henry B. Plant Museum (Plant Museum) is housed in the south wing of Plant Hall on the University of Tampa 's campus, located at 401 West Kennedy Boulevard in Tampa Florida . Plant Hall was originally built by Henry B. Plant as the Tampa Bay Hotel ; a 511-room resort-style hotel that opened on Fe
  5. Florida Museum of Photographic Arts5

    Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

    Tampa, FL
    The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) occupies the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Cube, Rivergate Plaza's architecturally significant six-story atrium building renowned as one of the most impressive interior spaces on Florida's west coast. Since 2012, FMoPA has been located in the Cube, which w
  6. Tampa Bay History Center6

    Tampa Bay History Center

    Tampa, FL
    Tampa Bay History Center is a history museum in Tampa , Florida . Exhibits include coverage of the Tampa Bay area's first native inhabitants, Spanish conquistadors , and historical figures who shaped the area's history, as well as a reproduction of a 1920s cigar store. The museum is on the waterfron
  7. American Victory Ship7

    American Victory Ship

    Tampa, FL
    SS American Victory is a Victory ship which saw brief service in the Pacific Theater of Operations during the final months of World War II , Korean War from 1951–1954, and Vietnam War from 1967–1969. Built in June 1945, she carried ammunition and other cargo from U.S. West Coast ports to Southeast A
  8. Ybor City State Museum8

    Ybor City State Museum

    Tampa, FL
    Ybor City Museum State Park is a Florida State Park in Tampa , Florida 's Ybor City . The museum occupies the former Ferlita Bakery (originally La Joven Francesca ) building at 1818 9th Avenue in the Ybor City Historic District . The bakery was known for producing cuban bread and its ovens are part
  9. Yuengling Brewery9

    Yuengling Brewery

    Tampa, FL
    D. G. Yuengling & Son is the oldest operating brewing company in America, established in 1829. In 2018, by volume of sales, it was the largest craft brewery , sixth largest overall brewery and largest wholly American-owned brewery in the United States. Its headquarters are in Pottsville, Pennsylvani
  10. Tampa Fire Fighters Museum10

    Tampa Fire Fighters Museum

    Tampa, FL
    Remembering the old childhood days. Who did not want to be a fireman? Dream come true for only a few. Get to know these brave men.

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