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St. Petersburg Museum of History

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Baseball fans must see

If you love baseball, you will love this place. An amazing collection of signed balls from pro... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Barbara M
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Westland, Michigan, United States
Variety of exhibits

I t was more than we expectedm. The baseball collection was extensive & interesting. Very well done... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lilvt
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Burlington, Vermont
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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 4 days ago

If you love baseball, you will love this place. An amazing collection of signed balls from pro teams to female leagues. The Egyptian mummy was just that with little added. I was a bit disappointed by the use of an old silent movie to enhance...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I t was more than we expectedm. The baseball collection was extensive & interesting. Very well done even for people not baseball followers. The history of St Pete gave you a look at the growth of the city. The video about the air history was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lilvt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum has fine exhibits on local history. It is not large but is well done. The exhibit on baseball was especially good.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rich-Stamford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, so maybe it isn't the biggest or the best, but I loved it. The exhibit on Tony Jannus and Benoist was fascinating - about the history of flying and how instrumental Jannus was in starting commercial aviation. I thought I would not like the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

I wanted to visit this museum to learn about the history of St Petersberg. The things housed here are a bit random, there is a large collection of pictures of the Korean War which take up a huge amount of space and then there's the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CoffeeloverinCornwal
Reviewed October 15, 2018

A really fun museum. See the two-headed chicken! But seriously, there is a terrific video about the aviation history of the Tampa/St. Petersburg area. Did you know the first paid passenger flight was made here? Great building with the Pier undergoing complete renovation to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed October 8, 2018

It will take you only about 45 minutes . . . interesting background / history of St. Pete. If you are a baseball fan - great exhibit on baseball and includes almost 5,000 autographed baseballs. Moving exhibit of photographs from the Korean War (photographer Max...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kratkys
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Descriptive pictures from a photojournalist who was there through the years. Emotional pictures of the citizens and the soldiers.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Russell B
Reviewed September 30, 2018

I really enjoyed this little gem. We watched the film on the first commercial airline flight in the USA from St Pete to Tampa and the history of flying. The replica of the plane was awesome! They have a huge collection of signed baseballs (over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda D
Reviewed September 16, 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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