Archives and Collections

Whether you want to learn about your home, research a topic for a book, explore information on the City's founders, or just want to  spend some time immersed in St. Pete History, the Museum of History Archives is the place for you! Open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday to the public from 1 pm-5 pm, the Museum's Archives has an extensive collection of photographs, maps, historical documents, and ephemera focused on St. Petersburg, Pinellas County and Florida history.

Admission to the archives is $10 or paid admission to the Museum. SPMOH members are admitted free to the archives. Not a member, click here to become a member today.

The Museum also houses family collections such as: 

  • John C. Blocker
  • William L. Straub
  • Mary Wheeler Eaton
  • Lynn Freidt Collection
  • Scott Taylor Hartzel
  • Women’s Town Improvement
  • John Bethel
  • John Williams Family
  • W.F. Smith Civil War
  • Hubert Rutland
  • Margaret Blocker Bartlett Papers

Contact Marta Jones to make a research appointment:
727-894-1052 ext. 203 |

Kids. Create. Community.

City Builders is a camp utilizing artistic expression and hands-on design to teach children about the "ingredients" for a healthy and desirable city.

Museum in a Box

Bring the Museum to your classroom! Whether in preparation for your tour or a stand alone classroom lesson, our Museum In A Box has everything you need to teach your students the history of the Tampa Bay Area.

Florida History Lessons

Coming soon!