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The Museum Experience

The Ybor City Museum Society and Ybor City Museum State Park invite you to experience the rich cultural heritage of Ybor City, Tampa's National Historic Landmark District. Visit the Museum located in the 1923-era Ferlita Bakery, its Mediterranean-style garden, and the "casita," representative of a typical cigar-worker's family home. Check often for special events, programming updates and news on the many exciting activities that the Museum and Society plan for you. Education and research tools help active learners, teachers and students learn more about the role Ybor City played in Tampa's development and its reputation as the "Cigar Capital of the World." To help preserve this legacy and ensure that it is available for future generations, we urge you to get involved by becoming a member, volunteer or donor. 

Get your FREE tickets. The Ybor City Museum State Park is one of several local museums and cultural organizations participating in Museum Day on September 18, 2021. Participating organizations will provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket for this annual celebration hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Get your free tickets

The "casita" portion of the museum tour is closed due to Covid-19 restrictions. 

Open Wed-Sun from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission is $4 per person.
Children 5 and under are free.


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The Ybor City Museum State Park is an urban park and historical museum in the heart of Tampa’s National Historic Landmark District. The park consists of a main exhibit space, housed in the historic Ferlita Bakery building, as well as a lush Mediterranean-style garden and a recreated cigar worker’s house. Enjoy a guided tour through the park with one of the knowledgeable park rangers or volunteers, or embark on a walking tour of the Ybor City Historic District to immerse yourself in the unique flavor of the area. However you decide to explore the park, you will experience an urban oasis and learn about the immigrants who settled, lived in, and built the thriving and divese community of Ybor City.