St. Petersburg Museum of History

335 2nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 Directions
Today 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Closed All Hours
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    Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Mon Closed
    Tue-Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Report | 2 years ago
I'd love to see the museum expand to include more history of St. Petersburg and the surrounding areas of Pinellas County. For example, pictures, artifacts, etc. of the building of the bridges closing the gap between Tampa and St. Petersburg. Tropicana Field, USF - St. Pete campus, Skyway bridge, Gandy, US19's past, including mafia affiliation, Oldsmar's beginnings with R.E. Olds' ideas, including the casino, railway, etc. The old Skyway and its downfall. There is so much history here. It seems the museum has only three areas - the Native Americans, Webb's City, and the plane that first connected Tampa to St. Pete. What about the ferry, fashion through the years, schools, roads, housing, etc?
Report | 2 years ago
They have done a very nice j0ob with history
Report | 2 years ago
Very interesting & we really enjoyed it. A must do for anyone that lives in the area. Will recommend to everyone I know.
Report | 2 years ago
I was delighted to see that a newspaperman played such a large role in establishing the wonderful St. Petersburg waterfront for the public rather than a seaport.
Report | 2 years ago
Went there as a kid. Enjoyed it as an adult.
Report | 2 years ago
Very nice informative workers, there are some very cool displays and a nice exhibit about the pier right now.

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Since 1922, St. Petersburg Museum of History has preserved and presented the heritage of St. Petersburg and the Pinellas Peninsula. Guests can experience the area?s history from pioneer times to the present day, including the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors and the search for the Fountain of Youth. Elsewhere, the World's First Commercial Airline Gallery charts commercial aviation history with a full-size working replica of the world's first commercial airliner, Schrader's Little Cooperstown features the world's largest collection of autographed baseballs. and guests can take a selfie with a 3,000 year old Egyptian mummy. Visitors looking to delve deeper into the past can explore artifacts in the museum archives or partake in one of its educational programs such as tours, community classes, and camps.

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