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Ybor City State Museum

1818 E 9th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3818
+1 813-247-1434
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Nice Museum That Tells Ybor's Story Well

We enjoyed our visit and learned a lot about Ybor City. The visit starts with an informative 20... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
Interesting history of a company town

The video tells most of the story but the displays tell the rest. The casitas give a real... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
The Villages, Florida
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The Tampa enclave's colorful history unfolds here.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cigar making” (8 reviews)
“park ranger” (5 reviews)
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1818 E 9th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3818
Historic Ybor
+1 813-247-1434
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit and learned a lot about Ybor City. The visit starts with an informative 20 minute movie, and then there is time to wander the exhibits. It's a very small museum so you can do this in about 30 minutes. Then there...More

Thank JStatler71
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The video tells most of the story but the displays tell the rest. The casitas give a real impression of life of the cigar company workers. The photos of the factory show how many workers were rolling cigars. A different lifestyle.

Thank 311charlesg
Reviewed 4 September 2017

For $4/ per person you can walk through this and read and see some culture things ,they have a court yard that is cute for pictures and there is a casita with the ranger guiding and explaining the living and tobacco life. She was great

Thank Jeanmarie E
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This place was not the usual museum i thought that i would see. It was small and nice and only $4. There was just to much reading and a 20 minute video. Then you go and see one of the casitas (home) and spend around...More

Thank yanelis2012
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The museum can be reached by an old trolly ride, which was kind of fun. The museum itself is very small, not a whole lot of artifacts, but lots of written information. Their website suggested there are gardens around the building, and I guess I...More

Thank EvaSkates
Reviewed 21 August 2017

What a great way to review past mistakes and learn some lessons! The artifacts and items collected and stored here are amazing.

Thank Jean Ann F
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

There was a plentiful amount of information, not alot of artifacts. But the set up was nice. I do recommend everyone stop by and learn what history Ybor has. Also the lady who was present, was also very friendly and full of answers to our...More

Thank Leighanna U
Reviewed 8 August 2017

So the place is wicked small for our giant group of homeschoolers but MAN did we have a good time learning here. The staff made the day! If you take the time to visit the displays and really read them, they are FASCINATING and the...More

Thank ESW_TT
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The first part of the tour is self guided and at your own pace. The second is with the tour guide and you get to go through the house and understand how a family lived. If you are into history and are in the area...More

Thank Susie_Poker
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Great value_-museum exhibit, video of history Ybor City, tour of typical house cigar workers lived, and clean bathrooms. Not open Monday or Tuesday.

Thank Ana S
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Valerie O
26 June 2017|
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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
Sam B
27 January 2015|
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