- Posted May 21, 2012 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
City smackdown: Tampa
History is Amazing at a Victorian Palace
At the Henry B. Plant Museum, experience the grandeur of an extravagant Victorian palace that opened in 1891 as the Tampa Bay Hotel and is now a National Historic Landmark. Stroll the grand hallway and enter magnificent rooms adorned with European furniture and art of the Gilded Age. Experience the elegance of the Victorian lifestyle as a tourist in turn-of-the century Florida.
This Tampa treasure will transport you back in time and you will lose yourself in Victorian romance as you experience Tampa as tourist from the 19th century.