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Ybor City State Museum

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My personal opinion is everyone should visit the local museum of a city you visit I lover history... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vera Garcia A
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Tampa, Florida, United States
School Field Trip!

The museum was engaging to teens, we ate Cuban sandwiches in the shaded courtyard and we learned a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Tampa enclave's colorful history unfolds here.
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1818 E 9th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3818
Historic Ybor
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My personal opinion is everyone should visit the local museum of a city you visit I lover history . In here you will learn about all the amazing people that made Tampa what it is today

Thank Vera Garcia A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum was engaging to teens, we ate Cuban sandwiches in the shaded courtyard and we learned a bit in the process. Thanks to the Ranger and volunteer, we had a lovely day. Did not know the park across from the Museum housed so many...More

Thank DodoDidi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came in on a weekday morning when it was not busy. It is a very interesting museum that tells the story of Ybor City with some great displays. It was a very good visit with a helpful ranger and later a knowledgeable volunteer arrived...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The Ybor City State Museum is a must see! For only $4 fee per person you can learn about the founding of Ybor City the cigar capital of the world. The tour of a cigar factory worker’s casita was interesting! Our docent was very informative!...More

1  Thank Berkeleybarb
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Good overview of history of the area and the cigar industry. The ranger explains the history and you visit a casita where workers lived.

Thank amysmom50
Reviewed 9 July 2018

For $4 each person my husband and I enjoyed the history behind the creation of Ybor City. We actually enjoyed a 20 minute video before a self-guided tour with a follow-up of viewing of housing from the early 1900's. Our guide was exceptional and we...More

Thank mcdoug4337
Reviewed 1 July 2018

What a wonderful experience. Didn't really know what to expect. Very informative guide that was very detailed in the history of Ybor City. There is a 20 minute video that explains a lot, but it is actual tour that is captivating. Would recommend to everyone...More

2  Thank oursidewalk
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The Ybor City State Museum was fantastic. $4.00 per person entry. Tour guide was helpful, informative. Visited an actual casito, a home to cigar roller employees. The museum includes a great video of history.

1  Thank mountaineers1969
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to this museum and there was SO much history. Curt, was our tour guide. He was very knowledge and knew the history well. There was a lot to see and learned so much!

Thank Happygoluckyang
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This was our second visit - last time was 2016. We had friends to stay and knew they’d find it interesting. No problem parking outside as it was Sunday and so plenty of street parking available. Last time there was an introduction video by the...More

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ValerieO196
26 June 2017|
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We paid $4.00/pp. Unless there are two museums and we went to the other one? It won't let me post a link but if you google Ybor City Museum and then go to the "Visit the Museum" link and then click on "info" it will tell... More
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