Preserve, Interpret, Present

Bing Rooming House african american Museum

“Bing Rooming House African American Museum is at the forefront of diversity, thought and content in Plant City, Florida”  James “Jimmy” Washington (2007)

Effective August 1, 2021. 

The Bing Rooming House African American Museum is open with limited access – appointments and masks are required.  Please contact 1-863-398-2059 to schedule.

Upcoming Events

Christmas for Senior Citizens Dec 4th

The League, I Impact PC, M.A.T.E.S., and host of sponsors provide hot holiday meals for nearly 150 elderly residents. Drive Thru 3pm-5pm Saturday @ Bing House.

Plant City MLK 2022

The 36th Annual Plant City MLK Festival will be held January 7 thru 17, 2022. New event dates. Parade and Drumline will be held Saturday January 8th, 2022. Health Fair will be held on January 15, 2022.

Let the Story tell the story

The museum strives to accurately preserve, interpret, and present Plant City’s African American history from an African American perspective. Exhibits, artifacts, storyboards, oral history, and written documents help both American and international visitors better understand the experiences of African Americans during the segregation era.

PC Selfie Tour

Plant City, Florida is home to over 25 landmarks, structures and businesses relating to African American History.  The Bing House Museum, Plant City Photo Archives, Marshall School, Glover Campus, two slave cemeteries, Law Office of Ted Taylor and the downtown mural are just a few examples.  Click below to get a map and description of each location.

Latin Jazz Recording Artist Jose Ramirez jams at Plant City Blues, BBQ & Berries on Evers Street June 26, 2021.

Special Thanks to Solution Source, Wetherington Tractor Services and Hillsboro Bank, Holiday Inn Express and Marzucco Realty.

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