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La Casita House Museum

1804 E 9th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3818
+1 813-247-6323
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Cute house

This goes with the Ybor museum next door. The cost is $4/per person. Was cute and interesting to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeanmarie E
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Lake Worth
Interesting historical house

A Docent guided tour of a casita house is part of your entrance ticket to the main museum. These... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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This museum showcases the restored cottage of one of Ybor City's many former cigar workers.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
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“ranger” (3 reviews)
“immigrants” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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1804 E 9th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3818
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This goes with the Ybor museum next door. The cost is $4/per person. Was cute and interesting to learn the history of the town. But the poor ranger woman was trying to handle construction workers, volunteers and the museum and house by her self on...More

Thank Jeanmarie E
Reviewed 15 January 2017

A Docent guided tour of a casita house is part of your entrance ticket to the main museum. These houses have been moved here from their original locations and sympathetically refurbished. The majority of items within the house have been donated by families of original...More

1  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Totally enjoyed this museum. There is a video, a guided tour of the restored home and self guided tour of the museum in a former bakery. The history you learn is fascinating. The cost $4.00 is very reasonable. Our guide did a wonderful job of...More

Thank Klux2014
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This is small museum, but well worth the visit and the $4 admission price. The museum is housed in an old bakery and still has the massive ovens for you to view. Interesting to know the history and the connections that the founders of Ybor...More

1  Thank Glenda A
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

The ranger told us it would only take us 15 to 20 minutes and he was right. It is only $4 a person. We are glad we stopped.

2  Thank oneyearride
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We visited the museum first, which has a lot of interesting information about the cigar industry in Tampa. It is mostly just reading and general displays in the museum but we enjoy history so it was good for the $4 price. When we arrived, we...More

1  Thank Visa711
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Tour preserved "shot-gun" dwellings of immigrants who came to work the tobacco trade. Many unique insights into customs and community life. Interesting tour for both children and adults.

4  Thank JABJR2013
Reviewed 24 May 2013

not liking the fake feeling I get from staff here. not very comfortable.The surroundings were nice. I would not return.

2  Thank showmestate12
Reviewed 15 July 2012

See how immigrants lived years ago! Cute, small, compact houses. Nice little tour, very informative for all, including children and teenagers. There is a nail outside the front door of each house - find out why! How did the iceman know you needed ice? If...More

5  Thank Monica D
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