Museum Hours

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Open today 10 am - 5 pm

Open today 10 am - 5 pm

Open today 10 am - 5 pm

Open today 10 am - 5 pm

Open today 10 am - 5 pm

Open today Noon - 5 pm

Closed Today


Adult Group and Field Trip Tours


Explore everything the Museum has to offer

Experience the Henry Plant Museum with a trained docent or discover and explore on your own.

Adult Tours

Docent-led tours for adult groups of 10 or more people can be scheduled with at least two weeks notice. Group rate is $8 per person. Call Todd Edwards at 813.258.7301 or email to make your group reservation. Available January – November.

Plant Museum docent and volunteer in park    Museum professional with guests in historic plant museum    Museum volunteers in historic plant park

Field Trips

Docent-led tours are available for schools, youth groups, camps, homeschool groups, after school programs, and scouts with a minimum of 10 youth. Call Todd Edwards at 813.258.7301 or email at to schedule your visit at least two weeks prior to your visit. Available January – November. Teachers, prepare for a visit with our online guide.  Book a Field Trip          

Sunday Tours

Offered one Sunday each month at 1:00 pm (September – November and January – May). No reservations required.  For specific dates, check our events calendar.

Docent Karen and guests exploring museum    Henry Plant Museum Docent with visitors    Museum volunteers meeting

Self-Guided Tours

Explore the Museum at your own pace on a Self-Guided Tour. Begin your visit with our 14-minute introductory video The Tampa Bay Hotel: Florida’s First Magic Kingdom. Your tour continues with a brochure, a hand-held audio wand and signs in each room of the Museum. The 45-minute audio guide offers a deeper understanding of the history of the Tampa Bay Hotel and the Gilded Age lifestyle. It is complimentary with your admission.