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I must come clean and tell that I taught in the adjoining building for many years! If you're coming into town to see historic Tampa, this is one of the places you'll want to see. Heck, my students were paying in the $30K range per...More
Visited this place with my family that included a teenager and a toddler. The experience was fantastic. This museum is located inside the Tampa Florida.
The collections in exhibition was incredible, the staff was very friendly and helpful.
Couple of things to have in mind...More
Part of the university's campus now, the former Tampa Bay Hotel that is not the Henri B Plant Museum must have been quite something back in it's hay-day. Quirky exhibits, and lots of interesting objects and art work from the former hotel. Worth going to...More
Don't miss a visit to the old Tampa Bay Hotel when you visit Tampa. It's now the University of Tampa (my alma mater), and an amazing architectural marvel. The Henry B. Plant Museum is worth a visit to see what the original hotel rooms looked...More
This building is the former Tampa bay hotel built in 1891 by Henry B Plant, now it houses the University of Tampa.
The museum is smaller than expected, very crowded, but the visit is worth it if you love history.
There is beauty in the...More
I have been here several times to visit the museum. It really is cool to have all the history in the actual place you learn about. My favorite time to visit is at Christmas when they decorate what used to be an old hotel with...More
The building is really beautiful, it hosts a 1920's Party every other year (we attended last year's), you really feel like you were transported back in time. There are also many events year-round for all ages and tastes. I recommend a visit.
The once one of the most famous hotels in the world is still left standing to give a glimpse of the 1890's. The Hotel was at the end of the railroad and must of been an amazing sight in the middle of nowhere. Mr. Plant...More