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.


Seminole People of Florida: Survival and Success

The exhibit, Seminole People of Florida: Survival and Success, provides a glimpse into Seminole history, culture, and artistic traditions from the mid-1850s to the present, and showcasing some of the rich material culture that the Seminoles created and sustained during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  The exhibit includes text and graphic panels as well as artifacts and props. The artifacts include patches, newspapers, postcards, a patchwork jacket, a palmetto fiber doll, a sweetgrass basket, gorgets, beads, and fingerwoven beaded garters.

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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