For nearly a century, the St. Petersburg Museum of History has shared the Sunshine’s City’s stories with visitors and residents alike. Stroll through the city’s history from pioneer days to the arrival of the Rays.


Fighting for the Right to Fight


The story of how thousands of African Americans rushed to enlist at the start of World War II intent on serving their country – even as it treated them as second-class citizens. Experience the extraordinary achievements and challenges of African Americans during World War II, both overseas and on the Home Front.

Schrader’s Little Cooperstown

The World’s largest collection of autographed baseballs. Hear tales of American History through the Nation’s favorite pastime.

Life, Death & The Afterlife

Visit St. Petersburg’s oldest resident – an authentic 3,000 year old Egyptian mummy as well as a replica of King Tut’s Tomb.

Sunshine City Gallery

Stroll through the history of St. Petersburg – from pioneers and trains to World War II and World Famous Webb’s City.

Piering Into the Past

A photographic exhibit of St. Petersburg piers from the 1889 Railroad Pier to the 1973 Inverted Pyramid

Flight One Gallery

Explore the World’s first airliner and the birth of commercial aviation as history soars overhead in this panoramic gallery overlooking St. Pete’s downtown waterfront.

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