Being 90 the museum itself is an exhibit of history. The St. Petersburg Museum of History is the home for the cities archives. Join us as we tell the story of St. Petes founding from the Orange Belt Railroad to the Womens Town Improvement League, the first commercial flight to inaugural season of the Rays.

The World’s First Commercial Airline

Get up close to Aviation History! Our signature exhibit traces the story of commercial aviation from its inception in St. Petersburg on January 1, 1914. The World’s First Airline Gallery proudly features a full-size working replica of the Benoist Airboat, which propelled Tony Jannus into commercial aviation history.


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Schraders Little Cooperstown

The World’s largest collection of autographed baseballs tells the history of the world.

Temporary Exhibits

The museum can be different every time you visit. We have galleries of temporary exhibits that rotate out every year.

The Harborage Marina at Bayboro presents:

Shipwreck: Treasures of the Deep

Explore thousands of feet below the ocean’s surface.


AARP Presents:

Experience Cuba! 

The photographic exhibitions of Clyde Butcher.


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