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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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Done well

The museum is small, but the exhibits they have are done well. I especially enjoyed the sections on... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Batmom7
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Spring Hill, Florida
A Lot of Not Much

From the museum's own website and reviews online, I didn't have high expectations for this museum... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
BonnieInPA
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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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.
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  • Average24%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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335 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3501
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

The museum is small, but the exhibits they have are done well. I especially enjoyed the sections on the history of the city. If you enjoy history or baseball, you will feel it is a worthwhile visit.

Thank Batmom7
Reviewed 16 February 2017

From the museum's own website and reviews online, I didn't have high expectations for this museum. But I had a two-for-one Groupon and time to kill. Unless you enjoy looking at autographed baseballs, there is little else to look at. Even at half-price, it was...More

1  Thank BonnieInPA
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I went primarily to see the Criminal Brassiere featured on the Roadside America website and in season 6 episode 1 of Mysteries at the Museum. The bra was not one of the ones actually used to smuggle out rolls of coins from Southern Bell, but...More

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 5 February 2017

What is there is really fun and cool to see, it's just that there's not a whole lot there. Enjoyable, but small, perfect to check out to get a slice of history, but doubt you would need to go back.

Thank mobrockman
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The current exhibit about WWII and black soldiers was excellent. it had some personal interviews with blacks who served during WWII. There was also a permanent exhibit of hundreds of baseballs signed by players including babe ruth and 19th century players.

Thank Rempt2
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The Right to Fight exhibit was great but that was it. Definitely not worth $15 per person. Where was the history of St. Pete? Baseballs and Janus plane? That's all?

1  Thank Jim G
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Really not much to see and over priced for what you can see in about 15-20 min. The most interesting this it the Plane in the entryway.

1  Thank Ron V
Reviewed 17 January 2017

IF it were not for the special trading exhibit about African-Americans during World War II, a visit here would be a waste. There is currently only one small room of local memorabilia. A good portion of the museum is dedicated to a collection of almost...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I lived in St..Pete for 14 years. I especially enjoyed the parts of the museum that had to do with the history of St. Pete, (the first commercial airplane flight) , history of Webb's City, and other pictures and descriptions of life in the early...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Parking was great. Was not crowded. It was almost like it hidden gem there in Saint Pete. Very close to downtown so you can walk around afterwards

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