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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:
+1 727-552-1610
Fee: No

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A big history of a little area

We have taken several folks to this museum. We find something each time that we may have missed the time before. We love the old pictures and the story the museum tells about the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Canton, Illinois
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Canton, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have taken several folks to this museum. We find something each time that we may have missed the time before. We love the old pictures and the story the museum tells about the area.

Thank judyandray
Guilford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is a real gem and not to be missed. It details history of the area that is no longer apparent with many, many interesting displays. There is no pressure to buy anything, and the staff are very helpful and not intrusive. Well work a visit.

Thank alisonsommers
Libertyville, Illinois
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

After being in Pass a Grille many times I finally stopped into this museum on a rainy day when the beach wasn't an option. Very interesting and worth a visit.

Thank porterc
Washington, Illinois, United States
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

It's a small museum, but we have been there several times, especially on a rainy day. We love the history of the Pass A Grille area and enjoy visiting with the locals there.

Thank Jerry P
Camberley, United Kingdom
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932 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 566 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Located on a side road (10th Ave) just before Merry Pier this is a small but interesting museum with lots of photo albums detailing local history - the Skyway bridge album I found particularly interesting. We were given an introductory talk by one of the volunteers (Michael) who explained the history of the building which was originally a church (and... More 

Thank nnmercman
Toronto, Ohio
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Pass a Grille is such a popular beach..but make time to visit the museum here to see what it is all about...Everything from A to Z is in this place..there is a rich history that's very interesting ..lots of cool souvenirs..photos of days gone by...knowledgeable greeter on hand to answer questions...And it's FREE!!

1 Thank egypt1954
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

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.

2 Thank 2palattesandaPC
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 July 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 

1 Thank MrAntoineJ
Madison, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 June 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 

2 Thank Nancy S
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 30 May 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.

1 Thank Butterfly L

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