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Henry B. Plant Museum

Henry B. Plant Museum

Surround yourself with the lifestyle of the Gilded Age. Experience the development of Tampa in the late 19th century, the Cuban Campaign of the Spanish-American War, and the vision of steamship and railroad magnate Henry Plant.  Whether you are an educator; program coordinator for a camp, club

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Student Tours


Program description

Docent-led tours are available for schools, youth groups, camps, homeschool groups, after school programs, and scouts with a minimum of 10 youth.

Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: History & Heritage
Subject: History
Population served: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Teachers, Educators
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Tours, field trips and summer camps welcomed all year with the exception of November 8, 2019 through January 7, 2020.  Henry Plant Museum closed Mondays.

Available times:

10 – 3 pm

Length of program: 1.25 hours
Space / technical requirements:

Please let us know in advance if any access accommodations are needed.

Bus parking on Poe Parkway in front of the Vaughn Center

Free parking at the Rick Thomas garage


Henry B. Plant Museum
401 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33606

Fees / Ticketing:

$3 per student
$7 per adult / chaperone
$0 per teacher


Has conducted educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Programs connect to State Curriculum Standards: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


Cancellation Policy

Please cancel 72 hours prior to date of visit to allow time to alert scheduled docent/s in ample time.