Popular Places in Tampa Florida
Learn about the popular places in Tampa, Florida!
Tampa Museum of Art
The Tampa Museum of Art is located in downtown Tampa, Florida. It exhibits modern and contemporary art, as well as Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities. The museum was founded in 1979.
In 2010, the museum debuted an award-winning new building just north of its original site along Tampa's Riverwalk on the banks of Hillsborough River.
Museum of Science & Industry
The Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) is a non-profit science museum located in Tampa, Florida. MOSI's funding comes from private donations, corporate sponsors, and support from Hillsborough County and the City of Tampa.
ZooTampa at Lowry Park
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is a 63-acre nonprofit zoo located in Tampa, Florida. It has been voted the number one family-friendly zoo in the US by Parents Magazine and is accredited by global organizations such as the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (CBSG), Florida Association of Zoos and Aquariums (FAZA) and the Florida Attractions Association (FAA).
University of Tampa
Established in the 1930s on the campus of the University of Tampa downtown, it moved to its current location in the Seminole Heights neighborhood in 1957 and become known as the Lowry Park Zoo. The zoo underwent a complete redesign and rebuild in 1987-1988 with several new sections added since then. It also serves as a center for the conservation of endangered wildlife both locally and around the globe.