The Patel Conservatory is located at the Straz Center:
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, Florida 33602



To avoid making a dangerous and illegal U-turn into the drop-off/pick-up lane, please approach from the north on Doyle Carlton Dr./W. Fortune St.
  • If you are traveling north on I-275, take the E Scott St. Exit #44 to downtown. Once off the exit, make a right onto W. Laurel St. Make a left at the stop light on Doyle Carlton Dr. Doyle Carlton.
  • If you are traveling south on I-275, take the Downtown East-West Exit #45A to Doyle Carlton Dr. Please note that the exit point for Downtown East-West Exit 45A is well in advance of the previous Ashley Drive Exit #44. Make a left at the stop sign onto Doyle Carlton. 
  • From the Orlando-Lakeland area, take I-4 west to I-275 South and take the Downtown East/West Exit #45A. Make a left at the stop sign onto Doyle Carlton.
  • From I-75 North or South, take I-4 West to Tampa then to I-275 South. Take the Downtown East/West Exit #45A. Make a left at the stop sign onto Doyle Carlton.
  • If you are coming via Bayshore Boulevard, head north on S. Boulevard. Continue to N. Boulevard and make a right on W. Laurel St. Cross the Laurel St. bridge and make a right on Doyle Carlton Dr.
  • From the Crosstown or Lee Roy Selmon Expressway east-bound, take Kennedy Boulevard and turn right on to N. Boulevard. Make a right on W. Laurel St. Cross the Laurel St. bridge and make a right on Doyle Carlton Dr. 

Directions to classes that take place on the Tampa Preparatory School Campus:
From the Patel Conservatory, follow W. Fortune Street and turn right onto N. MacInnes Place. At the stop sign, turn right onto Cass Street. Travel through the light and over the Cass Street bridge. The entrance to Tampa Preparatory School is on your right.

For Patel Conservatory parking options, click here.

Operating Hours

Admissions Staff Is Available

Mon. - Thurs. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fri. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sat. 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
800.955.1045 (Toll Free)
813.222.1040

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