Families visiting Tampa have an abundance of things to do and see in the area from beaches to theme parks. For those looking to combine fun with learning, there are many museums in the area to choose from. 10 Best has put together a list of the area's best options for families of all ages.
Many of the most popular museums are conveniently located downtown. If you have kids under 11 in your party then the Glazer Children's Museum is a perfect choice. Designed to engage and entertain the whole family, the museum features over 170 hand-on activities from grocery stores to cruise ships. Located just off Curtis Hixon Park, the museum is close to other downtown attractions such as the Tampa Museum of Art and the Tampa Riverwalk.
If you have a car and a yearning for adventure, then make a day of it and head out to Fantasy of Flight, a 45 minute drive from downtown Tampa. Owned by aerobatics competitor and aircraft designer, Kevin Weeks, this museum features the world's largest private collection of vintage aircraft along with exhibits detailing the fascinating history of flight. Waldo Wrights Flying Service will also offer bi-plane rides for an additional fee.