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GLAZER CHILDREN'S MUSEUM | Glazer Family Foundation

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When Tampa Bay Buccaneers Owner Malcolm Glazer established the Glazer Family Foundation in 1999, he made a point of establishing charitable initiatives that would have a lasting impact on the community’s youth. In 2010, the Foundation helped create a new way for children to become lifelong learners and leaders: the Glazer Children’s Museum.

The Glazer Children’s Museum opened on September 25, 2010 along the waterfront in downtown Tampa. The 53,000 square-foot building is not just a museum, but a place with activities, games and challenges that allows children to learn in an exciting, stimulating environment. The world-class facility will host millions of children to learn about themselves, each other and the world around them through exploration and discovery.

A combination of permanent and traveling exhibits, comprehensive year-round programs and special events provide children, parents, caregivers and teachers with a rich and ever-changing atmosphere for playful learning. Kids can enjoy more than 170 unique, interactive exhibits called ‘Interactivities’ throughout 12 differently-themed areas committed to education and imagination. Children can pretend to be airplane pilots, cruise ship captains, construction workers, fire fighters, doctors and more in a safe, engaging environment.

Having established impactful partnerships with schools, nonprofit organizations and civic leaders, the Glazer Children’s Museum serves as a invaluable resource to the community. A main attraction in downtown Tampa and a destination for local residents, regional visitors and tourists, the Museum is in a class all its own. For hours of operation, directions and more information, visit


  • Another Honor for the Glazer Children’s Museum

    The Tampa Bay Business Journal has named the Glazer Children’s Museum its Arts, Culture and Humanities Nonprofit of the Year, validating the museum’s efforts to be a valued part of the Bay area community.

  • Glazer Children’s Museum Adds to Accolades

    Fresh off the heels of receiving the “Be More Knowledgeable” award, the Glazer Children’s Museum is now making room in its trophy case for the “Urban Excellence Award.”

  • Glazer Children’s Museum Honored for Educational Excellence

    Earlier this month, the Glazer Children’s Museum received the “Be More Knowledgeable” Award at the WEDU Be More Awards banquet, an honor based on the Sunshine Sunday program.