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St. Petersburg Museum of History

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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For Baseball fans

This museum was limited. Maybe the name should be changed to interest baseball fans I did like... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
denisetheshopper
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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
Baseball fans must see

If you love baseball, you will love this place. An amazing collection of signed balls from pro... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Barbara M
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Westland, Michigan, United States
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For nearly a century, the St. Petersburg Museum of History has shared the stories of the Sunshine City with visitors and residents alike. Stroll through the the history of St. Petersburg – from pioneers and trains to World War II and World Famous...more
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335 2nd Avenue NE, The Pier Approach, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3501
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was limited. Maybe the name should be changed to interest baseball fans I did like the mummy exhibit, but all the exhibits were not cohesive .More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank denisetheshopper
HistoryStPete, Guest Relations Manager at St. Petersburg Museum of History, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Denise, Thank you for reviewing your experience at the St. Petersburg Museum of History! We're glad that you enjoyed the mummy exhibit. We're sorry to hear that the layout of the Museum did not meet your expectations. The Museum is preparing to undergo a renovation...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you love baseball, you will love this place. An amazing collection of signed balls from pro teams to female leagues. The Egyptian mummy was just that with little added. I was a bit disappointed by the use of an old silent movie to enhance...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barbara M
HistoryStPete, Guest Relations Manager at St. Petersburg Museum of History, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Barbara, Thank you for sharing your experience at the St. Petersburg Museum of History! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the Schrader's Little Cooperstown exhibit. We regret that our mummy exhibit left you wanting more. The Museum is preparing to undergo a renovation and...More

Reviewed 13 February 2019

I t was more than we expectedm. The baseball collection was extensive & interesting. Very well done even for people not baseball followers. The history of St Pete gave you a look at the growth of the city. The video about the air history was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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HistoryStPete, Guest Relations Manager at St. Petersburg Museum of History, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the St. Petersburg Museum of History and taking the time to share your experience! We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Schrader's Little Cooperstown exhibit, and that you found the rest of our galleries interesting as well. The Museum is...More

Reviewed 22 January 2019

The museum has fine exhibits on local history. It is not large but is well done. The exhibit on baseball was especially good.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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HistoryStPete, Guest Relations Manager at St. Petersburg Museum of History, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Rich, Thank you for sharing your experience at the St. Petersburg Museum of History! We're pleased to know that you enjoyed our Sunshine City and Schrader's Little Cooperstown galleries. The Museum is currently preparing to undergo a renovation and expansion project in June 2019, and...More

Reviewed 17 January 2019

Okay, so maybe it isn't the biggest or the best, but I loved it. The exhibit on Tony Jannus and Benoist was fascinating - about the history of flying and how instrumental Jannus was in starting commercial aviation. I thought I would not like the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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HistoryStPete, Guest Relations Manager at St. Petersburg Museum of History, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the St. Petersburg Museum of History and taking the time to review your experience! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed our Flight One and Sunshine City galleries, and that the Schrader's Little Cooperstown exhibit exceeded your expectations. The Museum is...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018

I wanted to visit this museum to learn about the history of St Petersberg. The things housed here are a bit random, there is a large collection of pictures of the Korean War which take up a huge amount of space and then there's the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CoffeeloverinCornwal
Reviewed 16 October 2018

A really fun museum. See the two-headed chicken! But seriously, there is a terrific video about the aviation history of the Tampa/St. Petersburg area. Did you know the first paid passenger flight was made here? Great building with the Pier undergoing complete renovation to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 9 October 2018

It will take you only about 45 minutes . . . interesting background / history of St. Pete. If you are a baseball fan - great exhibit on baseball and includes almost 5,000 autographed baseballs. Moving exhibit of photographs from the Korean War (photographer Max...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Descriptive pictures from a photojournalist who was there through the years. Emotional pictures of the citizens and the soldiers.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Russell B
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I really enjoyed this little gem. We watched the film on the first commercial airline flight in the USA from St Pete to Tampa and the history of flying. The replica of the plane was awesome! They have a huge collection of signed baseballs (over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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