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Ybor City State Museum

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Best Little State Park in Florida

The Ybor City State Museum is a must see! For only $4 fee per person you can learn about the... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Midland, Texas
via mobile
Smallbut interesting

Good overview of history of the area and the cigar industry. The ranger explains the history and... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Whiting Indiana
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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
+1 813-247-1434
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Reviewed 3 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

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 10 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 31 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 30 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

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Great museum. Lots of exhibits and lots of history. Learned about the cigar trade in earl,y Tampa/Ybor city. Great tour.

Thank gmokan
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I very much enjoyed the small museum and a guided tour of the attached garden and 1895 tobacco factory worker’s house. The museum is located in the 1896 Ferlita Bakery building and even contains one of the original ovens. I started by watching a 20-minute...More

1  Thank ReaderPat
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This little-known and often unappreciated gem is just a couple of blocks off of 7th Avenue but is easily missed. It is a delightful small regional museum that depicts the colorful history of Tampa was Ybor City - it's Spanish, Cuban, and Italian immigrant history....More

Thank wedwie
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Response from skoeper | Reviewed this property |
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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