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St. Petersburg Museum of History

335 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3501
+1 727-894-1052
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We have lived here for several years and did not realize this museum existed!

How could we have missed it?? We are huge baseball fans and went crazy over the ball exhibit. Even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Italy441
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OLDSMAR
via mobile
June Wedding Reception at St Petersburg Museum of History

My daughter and her fiancé reserved the St. Petersburg Museum of History for their upcoming June... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie S
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Frederick, Maryland, United States
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The St. Petersburg Museum of History houses a range of experiences, from the first commercial flight, to the World's Largest collection of Autographed baseballs. We hold the archives for the city of St. Petersburg and tell the history of our city, county, and state. Our rotating galleries hold history based exhibits ranging from the wars of the world to the art locals past and present. Open for a family outings, public research, or private events, let us tell you a story today.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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335 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3501
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How could we have missed it?? We are huge baseball fans and went crazy over the ball exhibit. Even if you are not baseball fans the museum has several excellent local exhibits!

Thank Italy441
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and her fiancé reserved the St. Petersburg Museum of History for their upcoming June 2017 wedding/reception. What a wonderful place to have a wedding celebration! Even with the deluge of rain the morning of the wedding, we were still able to have the...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in downtown St Pete and are curious about local history, this is a nice visit. On the water, just down the street from the Fine Art Museum. They had two good exhibits, one on Seminole peoples and the other was on Floridian folk...More

Thank irinalapin
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Wonderful exhibits and museum is bigger than it looks! Lots of hands-on, great for kids, local history.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 13 May 2017

As a museum of history this place falls short on Trades Description! There is a small amount on Native Americans which having been to a couple of similar museums in Oklahoma this really was a poor effort. Then about a million (OK exaggerating a bit...More

Thank topgun1953
Reviewed 2 May 2017

PROS: Compact museum at the entrance to the former Pier - parking was easy (though not free). We obtained discount admissions via Groupon. Clean, neutral/gray decor with places to sit and watch historical videos. Temperature was sufficiently cool inside, and restroom facilities were small but...More

Thank AMB_1128
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Replica of a Bleirot seaplane - first U S Air Mail service ever - across Tampa Bay! Magnficent autographed baseball collection. Pre-Castro Cuba Trip in photographs.

Thank twincaminc
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The museum is in a very accessible location with plenty of inexpensive parking nearby. The building itself is very attractive and inviting. Their collection centers on the interesting history of the area, but also includes an Egyptian mummy and a wonderfully large collection of signed...More

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Went here mainly for the baseball display I'm glad I found a Groupon, because I would have been really upset to pay $15 dollars to see this museum. Not what I thought a history museum should be. The mummy display was cool I think the...More

Thank cuinthemoon
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Truthfully, we went for the Little Cooperstown exhibit. It was a rainy day in Feb. FL and we needed an indoor activity. My 17 YO son loves baseball and my dad suggested this stop. They enjoyed it. I, lacking any sports DNA, thought it was...More

Thank Kate R
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