The Veterans Memorial Park and Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins, Jr. Veterans Museum is located at 3602 N. U.S. Highway 301 in Tampa.
The facility is an official Hillsborough County Park located directly on the sparkling Tampa Bay Bypass Canal and is open daily from 8 AM to 5 PM. The museum is open from 10 AM to 3 PM daily, except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
In 2017, Hillsborough County celebrated the grand opening of a new Veterans Resource Center, which is open Monday - Friday 8 AM to 4:30 PM.
Veterans and community support
Currently, there is no admission charge to visit the park, the museum, its exhibits, or our patriotic events. The Veteran Museum Committee plans displays and organizes activities with support from the community and the Veterans served.
Want to help? Prior military experience is not required.
Volunteer duites may include:
- Park beautification projects
- Patriotic events assistance
- Museum docents
- Educational tour guides
To volunteer, donate memorabilia, or make monetary contributions, please call (813) 744-5502 or fax (813) 744-5678. Checks may be made payable to Veterans Park Museum and mailed to P.O. Box 2403, Valrico, FL 33595.
To arrange special visits, tours, volunteer activities, or to meet with a Veteran Service Officer, please call (813) 635-8316.