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St. Petersburg Museum of History

Categories: Attraction, Museum

Features: Classes offered, Guided tours

Payment options: Credit cards accepted

Parking: Lot

Admission: $12, $9 seniors (60+), $6 students with ID, $6 ages 7-17, 5 and younger free.

More in this neighborhood: Downtown St. Petersburg

As the city's oldest museum, the Museum of History's mission is to collect, preserve and communicate the history and heritage of Florida, especially St. Petersburg and the Pinellas Peninsula. Exhibits include the World’s First Commercial Airline, run by city pioneer Tony Jannus. Museum collections include more than 32,000 artifacts, an archive of over 8,000 historic photos and 5,000 documents, including news clippings with subject lists and real estate Platt books. Guided and cell-phone tours are offered. Located on the approach to the Pier, the museum looks out on Tampa Bay, the Vinoy yacht basin, city marina and Straub Park. There is a special price of $28 for families of four, with additional children $2. The museum can be rented for events.

Events at St. Petersburg Museum of History

Florida Humanities Speaker Series
Thursday, April 13, 2017 7:00pm
Getting to Know Florida's Engaging Water World from the Inside Out

Free Ferry Rides
Sunday, April 16, 2017 7:00am
Ride Free Sunday

Happy Hour with the Historian
Thursday, May 11, 2017 7:00pm

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St. Petersburg Museum of History - Downtown St. Petersburg