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St. Petersburg Museum of History

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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We had to kill some time before our dinner reservations and decided to check out the museum. I was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mike C
Clearwater, Florida
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Nice Little Museum

It is so nice to have multiple museums nearby if you live in St. Pete, and this one is definitely a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
St. Petersburg, Florida
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For nearly a century, the St. Petersburg Museum of History has shared the stories of the Sunshine City with visitors and residents alike. Stroll through the Sunshine City Gallery to learn the history of St. Petersburg – from pioneers and trains to...more
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335 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3501
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had to kill some time before our dinner reservations and decided to check out the museum. I was in particular hoping to get some insight of the history of St. Petersburg to only be disappointed. There was a small section of pictures of St....More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is so nice to have multiple museums nearby if you live in St. Pete, and this one is definitely a gem! Not too big, so you can definitely take in the whole place in one day. Family friendly, and within walking distance for pretty...More

Thank 1911bunny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small museum. There is a permanent collection of autographed baseballs, touted as one of the largest around. There are major leaguers as well as others who are less well known. The collection is definitely interesting to baseball fans. There is currently an...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Unfortunately we had recently visited the excellent History Museum in Orlando. This pales in comparison. One small room of local history, One with a model of the 1st passenger airplane, Baseballs and some info, and a WAY to big and dull military section. Don't bother...More

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I'm a history teacher. I was here for the first time during an evening event in July. The exhibit of photographs of soldiers' experiences was poorly curated and unimaginative. Very disappointing.

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Reviewed July 6, 2018

I love this little museum, parts of which are dedicated to St. Pete's history, and parts of which explain St. Pete's history as related to other issues. There was quite a large baseball exhibition during our visit but as neither my boyfriend and I are...More

Thank Traveler21Florida
Reviewed June 28, 2018

What I remember best about this museum is the long history of marketing St Petes for its warm climate and water access. I came away thinking that the economic basis has changed little since the city was founded. I guess there were fish camps early...More

Thank BinColorado
Reviewed June 22, 2018

This was an excellent museum, so much information and interesting facts about the history of St Petersburg. Loved the Baseball collection. Great place to visit

Thank Diane H
Reviewed June 5, 2018

This is an interesting museum with information on the history of flight in St. Petersburg, and a good exhibition of photographs from various wars, but the real attraction is an exhibition of hundreds (or maybe thousands) of baseballs autographed by famous teams and players. If...More

Thank Nukepr
Reviewed May 26, 2018

This was a smaller museum but enjoyed learning about the history of St. Petersburg. The special exhibit of the solders thru pictures was very interesting. I also enjoyed the story of the first commercial flight.

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