See today’s side deal for a family membership to the St. Petersburg Museum of History.
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History is the ultimate family outing—princesses for the girls, dinosaur bones for the boys, and princess bones for everyone in the gift shop. With today’s Groupon, $15 gets you an individual membership to the St. Petersburg Museum of History, a $35 value. Your individual membership gets you admission to the museum and archival library for a year. Revel in the rich history of the city and take a trip through time that will blow even the stodgiest of minds.
Individual membership also includes the following perks:
- Invitations for you and a guest for previews, receptions, programs, parties, workshops, and special events
- Periodic membership newsletter and activities calendar
- Schedule of upcoming classes and workshops
- Discount to special events
- Reduced fees for workshops
- 10% discount at the Museum Store
Learn more about Florida than the quotidian details of the second period of Spanish rule as you stroll among the museum’s collection of pinewood-smoked Americana. Supplement your paddle-boating expertise with historical exhibits on the St. Petersburg Yacht Club and Sail & Power Squadron. In a temporary exhibit, admire the paintings of African-American artists collectively known as the Florida Highwaymen, which capture in vivid oil what was then Florida’s natural splendor and is now known as Disney World.
What the recently renovated museum lacks in four-hour lines and cutting-edge spinning teacup technology, it makes up for in the downtown waterfront location and the crack tour-guiding staff. Get your Groupon now, before the go-cart of history passes you by.
The museum received four stars from one reviewer on TripAdvisor—which also lists it as the #7 attraction in St. Petersburg. A historical Facebook fan gives it a shout-out, and 10Best lists it as one of the top 10 attractions and activities in St. Petersburg: > * Exhibits recollect Native American settlements, the nation’s first commercial aircraft, period costume through the years, and even the ways the area was represented in souvenirs and early pop culture. A mummy, a trolley car, and other artifacts that have provided the area with its unmistakable character are also available for browsing and marveling at. – 10Best > * Loved my visit there on Saturday!! – Dwntwnstpete Photoblog, Facebook
St. Petersburg Museum of History
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.