60 years of thrills: These vintage photos of Busch Gardens Tampa show how far the park has come


This year marks the 60th anniversary of Busch Gardens Tampa, which is an incredible milestone for a park that started off as a brewery with a few birds. These historic photos from the Florida State Archives, date back to 1960 and give us a rare glimpse into what would eventually become a world-class theme park.

All photos via Florida Memory