Experience the rich heritage and diverse culture of the Tampa Bay area. Visitors travel through two floors of galleries which include Florida’s First People, the Seminoles & Miccosukee’s, Cigar City, Cowmen & Crackers, today’s sporting venues and current ecology and green initiatives. Original artifacts, interactive maps, citrus label making, a crewing skull, pioneer cabin and rare photographs enhance a story line that creates a window to the past. The museum also houses a research center and map center that features one of the largest collection of Florida maps in private hands.