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Gulf Beaches Historical Museum

Address: 115 10th Ave, National Historic District, Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706
Phone Number: 727.552.1610
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Type: History museums, Museums
Fee: No
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Type: History museums, Museums
Fee: No

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Bay Village, Ohio
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125 reviews 125 reviews
62 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

What a nice place to spend some time and catch up on the beach history. The museum is not very big, does not cost to get in, the memorabilia very local and cool and everyone is friendly and has a story. We found this to be more than we expected. The old church/house conversion is part of the story and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It is worth the stop volunteers gave you a clue how was of the old st Pete beach And pass a grill Take cash with you they do not accept credit card If you go there with kids one hour is enough

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Everyone connected to this gem Loves the region & has real passion for the work they do. I had a lovely rainy day here hearing story after story of the history of SPB and Pass a Grill. The experience at the museum enriched my own love of the area. Thank you ladies for your love & service.

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Amanda, Ohio
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126 attraction reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Was so relieved that this historic building had a wheelchair access. Be certain to bring cash, they don't accept credit cards. This museum has a donation jar. Take the kids, they will enjoy the interaction.

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Tampa, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This little museaum is run and maintained totally by volunteers who show a great love of the area. There is a ton of literature about different aspects of the region, including the local lore about the first inhabitants of Pass-a-Grille Beach and how the name came about. A great way to spend a few minutes out of the hot sun!

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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Lots of interesting artifacts and information tucked inside this old church that was used as a home for several years. Be sure to visit with the volunteer staff members to appreciate everything that is on display.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Well, it depends on your taste, but this is a very interesting stop, non-touristy, with locals who want to share their passion for local history,, which is quite interesting. I'd say you would spend an hour, but for insights into how St. Pete Beach developed, it was very good. Wonderful picture of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio on the beach.

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Tampa, Florida
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39 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

If you like history, make a visit to this charming little museum. It's free and the women working there are very knowledegable!

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66 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Donations based local museum. Interesting insight into the history of the islands. One can spent 20 minutes or two hours, depending on attention to all the displays. I am glad that locals have a place to deposit all their memorabilia rather than throwing it out.

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Robinson, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

My dad wanted us to tour this museum with him....he lives part-time at St. Pete Beach and he wanted to show it off. It is a small museum, but full of treasures and lots of information. Definitely worth spending a morning or afternoon at.

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