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Ybor City State Museum

1818 E 9th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3818
+1 813-247-1434
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the new smoke free is nice

The air circulation and the no smoking makes the smoke free room exceptional. Unfortunately the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrea J
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Lakeland, Florida
Not to be missed !

Just discovered this gem. While it is small by most state park standards, you will learn so much... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stephen P
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The Tampa enclave's colorful history unfolds here.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“cigar making” (8 reviews)
“park ranger” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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1818 E 9th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3818
Historic Ybor
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+1 813-247-1434
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The air circulation and the no smoking makes the smoke free room exceptional. Unfortunately the machines are still the same old same old no pay offs. Disappointing as always.

Thank Andrea J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just discovered this gem. While it is small by most state park standards, you will learn so much from the tour. The staff is knowledgeable and very enthusiastic !

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Makes you understand better the cigar city with a nice old time video. The lady at the desk makes you feel welcomed and is ready to answer your questions.

Thank 4voyage
Reviewed 10 April 2017

So much information packed into a small museum, courtyard and restored cigar maker homes! Our entire family (2 adults and a 10 & 8 year old) genuinely enjoyed the guided tour from the park ranger, the video in the interpretive center and the exhibits in...More

Thank emilyinmichigan
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Florida Park Service facility. Small museum in a former bread bakery, adjacent restored period house, courtyard. Park Service Ranger led 20 minute tour of the museum exterior/house/courtyard. Ours supplied a wealth of historical information on this part of Tampa. Museum exhibits very well done. No...More

Thank ThreeRivers75
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Nice informative museum,but not very big in size.The lady working when we visited was very helpful.Close to the trolley station.Worth a 15 minute visit.

Thank ChALUTCH
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Small facility easily seen in about 60-90 minutes. Starts with well done 20 minute movie, then a self guided tour of the museum and finally a 20 minute tour of a house that had been home to cigar workers. Interesting in particular to Cubans, Spanish,...More

1  Thank RSG-foodie
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I didn't approach this with much hope -- I expected another dreary local ethnic museum -- but was very pleasantly surprised. Ybor City was a company town built to make cigars from Cuban tobacco and it's history was rich and interesting -- and *very* well...More

1  Thank MarkLOlson
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit to learn about the history of Ybor city. Cost is only $4 and well worth it. There is a video presentation followed by a museum visit and a guided tour of a typical house (casalita?) that the many Cuban immigrants lived...More

2  Thank DiscoDon
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This small local museum gives you a tasted of Ybor City. It is free and centrally located. If you are in town stop by.

Thank rjacksonbogner
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