Ybor City Museum State Park

The Founding of Ybor City display in the Ybor City Museum

Located in bustling Tampa, Florida, the historic Ybor City Museum State Park boasts that it is the "Cigar Capital of the world." Learn about the history behind Ybor City and the influence that the cigar industry and Latin culture had on its development by taking a tour of the Ybor City Museum. Follow that with an immersive walkthrough of the historic block and experience the still-standing houses of the immigrants and cigar workers of the early twentieth century.

The garden, located next to the museum, is not only a beautiful spot to enjoy a quiet moment of history and a picnic, but it's also a prime location for weddings, reunions, or other special events. This Mediterranean style garden offers a quaint backdrop including a fountain, lampposts, and various statues and can be rented for special events. From there, you can take a stroll around the rest of Ybor City, or continue your day by heading into Tampa, but be sure to make the Ybor City Museum State Park a must-see stop on your way.