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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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Not worth the money they charge - go elsewhere

Paid $15 to see sub-par items, many with no identification - almost as if this was some sort of... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
sunlvr55555
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
Small and overpriced

Not great - very over priced, small museum. They could easily fit more into the building or drop... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
71teresa
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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335 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3501
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Paid $15 to see sub-par items, many with no identification - almost as if this was some sort of collection of things from a personal collection and the owner didn't recall what the item was or where it came from. Then they have the nerve...More

Thank sunlvr55555
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Not great - very over priced, small museum. They could easily fit more into the building or drop the price tag

1  Thank 71teresa
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Clean, easy access, and staff into it and helpful. But baseball exhibit is highlight and would have been a rip off ($15) without groupon ($25 for 4...and we only has 3)..Worse ways to spend 90 min or so but no desire to return..

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Unlike other downtown museums in this area, this one has a free parking lot. Unfortunately, this is its best feature. I learned a few random facts about the city's history . . . where a lynching took place, how often "the pier" has been rebuilt,...More

1  Thank Guy N
Reviewed 4 August 2017

It was a nice way to get a quick orientation about the history of the area. Need to do a lot of reading on the displays. World's largest collection of autographed baseballs was interesting if you are into baseball. One of our group loves baseball....More

1  Thank chongy004
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting museum but very small. A lot of it is about baseball. Near the sea front and bars/cafe Worth a quick look

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 26 July 2017

After spending close to a week walking around St. Petersburg, we appreciated learning its history here.

Thank 118commander
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My wife and I visited this museum on our reciprocal membership of Selby Gardens. It was a well-maintained and pleasant environment. We really enjoyed it. We especially liked the video on the first commercial flights in USA in St. Pete. Very interesting. The signed baseball...More

1  Thank pablocollier
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

All the years that I used to live in St. Pete, and there was so much to take in! Loved it! Rain or shine, you need to go...

Thank patriciaT7659PG
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Very small 50% of the exhibits are baseballs. Staff very friendly. Good way to burn up a few minutes but definitely would be bored in an hour. Large section of alligator information which would be boring for Floridians. Cute little spot most exhibits are pictures...More

Thank jody2013
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