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La Casita House Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Unique Ybor City History

Visited this museum for the second time with friends. Had a wonderful experience. The guide was... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2019
349Blakey1
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Port Charlotte
Great free little museum

If your in the area and want to find out some history of how the cigar industry took off then this... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2019
nickyboon2003
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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This museum showcases the restored cottage of one of Ybor City's many former cigar workers.
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1804 E 9th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3818
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

Visited this museum for the second time with friends. Had a wonderful experience. The guide was very knowledgeable and patient. This museum captors Ybor City's rich history and is a must see. The cost is minimal for the tour which begins with a walking tour...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 349Blakey1
Reviewed March 1, 2019

If your in the area and want to find out some history of how the cigar industry took off then this is a must staff friendly and it's free.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nickyboon2003
Reviewed September 3, 2017

This goes with the Ybor museum next door. The cost is $4/per person. Was cute and interesting to learn the history of the town. But the poor ranger woman was trying to handle construction workers, volunteers and the museum and house by her self on...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jeanmarie E
Reviewed January 14, 2017

A Docent guided tour of a casita house is part of your entrance ticket to the main museum. These houses have been moved here from their original locations and sympathetically refurbished. The majority of items within the house have been donated by families of original...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Totally enjoyed this museum. There is a video, a guided tour of the restored home and self guided tour of the museum in a former bakery. The history you learn is fascinating. The cost $4.00 is very reasonable. Our guide did a wonderful job of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Klux2014
Reviewed May 30, 2016

This is small museum, but well worth the visit and the $4 admission price. The museum is housed in an old bakery and still has the massive ovens for you to view. Interesting to know the history and the connections that the founders of Ybor...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Glenda A
Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

The ranger told us it would only take us 15 to 20 minutes and he was right. It is only $4 a person. We are glad we stopped.

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank oneyearride
Reviewed April 7, 2015

We visited the museum first, which has a lot of interesting information about the cigar industry in Tampa. It is mostly just reading and general displays in the museum but we enjoy history so it was good for the $4 price. When we arrived, we...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Kristin D
Reviewed November 24, 2013

Tour preserved "shot-gun" dwellings of immigrants who came to work the tobacco trade. Many unique insights into customs and community life. Interesting tour for both children and adults.

Date of experience: December 2012
4  Thank JABJR2013
Reviewed May 24, 2013

not liking the fake feeling I get from staff here. not very comfortable.The surroundings were nice. I would not return.

Date of experience: December 2012
2  Thank showmestate12
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