Tampa is considered one of the major cultural hubs of Florida, and there are a number of Tampa area museums that should be at or near the top of just about everyone’s list of places to visit in Florida.
Here are a few of the most popular Tampa Area museums:
Tampa Museum of Art
The Tampa Museum of Art opened in 2010 and since that time it has become one of the best places to see modern and contemporary art in the country, not just in Florida.
The Tampa Museum of Art has a strong focus on visual arts, contemporary photography, and new media, so there’s something for everyone.
Henry B. Plant Museum
History buffs will want to put the Henry B. Plant museum on their list.
Henry Plant was a railroad tycoon operating in the Tampa area during the late 1800s. He’s famous for having built the Tampa Bay Hotel, which was the most over-the-top hotel of its time, and now houses the Henry B. Plant Museum.
The Dali Museum
The Dali Museum celebrates the life and work of Spanish artist Salvador Dali.
It contains nearly 100 of Dali’s oil paintings dating back as far as 1904. In addition to the paintings, there are many other examples of Dali’s work in other mediums.
Considering Retirement in the Tampa Area?
If you retire to the Tampa area, you’ll never run out of places to see or things to do.
One community you might want to explore is Encore at FishHawk Ranch.
Encore at FishHawk Ranch is a 55+ gated neighborhood, located just east of Tampa.
It features the Oasis club, a 5,000 sq. ft. clubhouse with a full-time lifestyle director, featuring a gym, exercise room, meeting room, club room, party room, pickleball, pool and spa, bocce ball, fire pits and access to select FishHawk Ranch amenities such as the FishHawk Ranch lake house and trail system.
There are 5 models open daily, and single family homes are priced from the $275k’s.