Henry B. Plant Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Henry B. Plant Museum
Plant Hall was formerly known as the Tampa Bay Hotel, which was a 511-room resort hotel opened on February 5, 1891 by Henry B. Plant near the terminus of his rail line. The museum's exhibits focus on Gilded Age tourism, the elite lifestyle of the hotel's guests, and the building's use during the Spanish–American War.
Attractions Near Henry B. Plant Museum
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
0.37km from Henry B. Plant Museum
The Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is a refreshing spot for locals and visitors alike to take in the beauty of Tampa Bay. Located on East Bank of the Hillsborough River downtown, this 10-acre park features breathtaking views of the Tampa skyline, an interactive fountain where kids can cool off, an expansive stretch of green space perfect for picnicking and relaxing during Florida's sunny days, as well as cultural programming such as free concerts.
Tampa Museum of Art
0.4km from Henry B. Plant Museum
Tampa Museum of Art is an outstanding institution for experiencing and appreciating the finest in visual art from around the world. Housed within its walls are permanent collections that display artwork from ancient to modern times including European masters, ancient Greek and Roman antiquities, contemporary American art and more. The museum also has temporary exhibitions and special programming that showcase the works of renowned international artists as well as local talent.
0.55km from Henry B. Plant Museum
2.6-mile-long (4.2 km) open space and pedestrian trail development along the Hillsborough River . The Riverwalk extends along most of the downtown Tampa waterfront, forming a continuous path connecting multiple parks, attractions, public spaces, and hotels.
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
0.59km from Henry B. Plant Museum
The Straz Center for the Performing Arts is truly a hub of culture and entertainment with an impressive nine venues ranging from cozy theater spaces to expansive concert halls — each equipped with incredible sound technology to ensure the best possible viewing experience. It offering a continuously changing schedule of performances that include Broadway shows, classical and contemporary music concerts, dance events, comedy acts, spoken word programs and much more.
0.67km from Henry B. Plant Museum
Tampa Theatre is a stunning piece of architecture that remains the city's crown jewel. Built-in 1926 and lovingly restored to its original grandeur in 1977, this historic building has become a true cultural icon. This beloved movie palace captures the glamour and romance of Hollywood’s golden age with its intricate details. From concerts to events and classic films to charities, today Tampa Theatre continues to welcome locals and visitors alike for unforgettable experiences.
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For more information about Henry B. Plant Museum, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_B._Plant_Museum