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Gulf Beaches Historical Museum

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Address: 115 10th Ave, National Historic District, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-4202
Phone Number: 727.552.1610
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Coolest historic place o the hottest beach in florida

The Historical museum offers a look back at Pass A Grille and St Pete Beach. The artifacts and pictures are tantalizing. A visit here will have you imagining what the beach was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Historical museum offers a look back at Pass A Grille and St Pete Beach. The artifacts and pictures are tantalizing. A visit here will have you imagining what the beach was like 100 years ago, 50 years ago or even 10 years ago.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Being relatively new Florida residents, we're always looking to expand our knowledge of the area. Since we love Pass A Grille, and we visit frequently... one day we checked out this very cool mini museum. The charming old Florida cape that houses it drew us in. The man in charge that day was extremely well-informed, and shared very entertaining stories... More 

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Madison, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Parking near the beach was difficult to find, so we had to park farther away. While we were walking to the beach, we happened to walk past this and notice that it was open. We were quite warm and selfishly wanted to cool down before the last walk to the beach, so we decided to stop in. Wow, are we... More 

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Chattanooga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Really enjoyed this museum and the curator made it a fun and interesting find. Admission is free. The museum has memorabilia from the unspoiled days of the area including indian artifacts. World War II finds and items of the Old Florida...Joe Dimaggio/Marilyn Monroe era. It's a small but nice museum.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

If you are interested in the history of Pass-a-grille Beach and St. Pete Beach, this is a fun little museum full of interesting tidbits (and historical records if you're doing research). The Museum has restricted hours and is open only a few days a week, so plan ahead. Great activity if it's raining or you're sunburned!

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St. Pete Beach
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

An interesting quick stop to learn about the old days of the St. Pete Beach area, Old photos and artifacts, with lots of cool stuff to look at.

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Thank Miles C
Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

A must visit for locals and visitors. Covers the early years of the Gulf Beach area, dirt roads, no bridges, using small boats to get around (as well as provide fishing industry) Lived here for 35 years and first visited 2014. now take very visitor to my home over here.

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Howard Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Just a little museum with a huge rich history. Great rainy day activity. Learn all a bit the area before it got touristy!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

I visited the museum and found some of my childhood memories stored in this tiny home.They have old photos and memorabilia from attractions,restaurants and annual events from Pass a Grille. The staff are all volunteers who really know their stuff. Fun!!!

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North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

This was a fun, short visit and we enjoyed viewing the maps and photos of Pass-a-Grille from years past.

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