St Petersburg attractions

Top Choice Museum in St Petersburg

Salvador Dalí Museum

The theatrical exterior of the Salvador Dalí Museum speaks of great things: out of a wound in the towering white shoe box oozes a 75ft geodesic glass atrium. Even better, what unfolds inside is like a blueprint of w…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in St Petersburg

Weedon Island Preserve

Like a patchwork quilt of variegated greens tossed out over Tampa Bay, this 3700-acre preserve protects a diverse aquatic and wetland ecosystem. At the heart of the preserve is the excellent Cultural and Natural His…
Gallery in St Petersburg

Chihuly Collection

Dale Chihuly's glass works are displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London and the Louvre in Paris. But his permanent collection resides here in St Pet…
Arts Center in St Petersburg

Morean Arts Center

This lively community arts center hosts interesting rotating exhibits in all media. If you love glass, don't miss Morean's attached Hot Shop where full-blast glassmaking demonstrations occur every hour from 11am to …
Museum in St Petersburg

St Petersburg Museum of History

As city history museums go, St Pete's is intriguingly oddball: a real 3000-year-old mummy, a two-headed calf and a life-size replica of a Benoist plane, plus exhibits on the bay's ecology and the Tampa Bay Rays, and…
Museum in St Petersburg

St Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Fine Arts' collection is as broad as the Dalí Museum's is deep, traversing the world's antiquities and following art's progression through nearly every era.
Park in St Petersburg

Gizella Kopsick Palm Arboretum

This is an open 2-acre garden of more than 800 palms, all signed and lovingly landscaped. There are also large parking lots here and a long, white-sand swimming beach. Keep going along the paved trail, past pretty h…
Museum in St Petersburg

Florida Holocaust Museum

The understated exhibits of this Holocaust museum, one of the country's largest, present mid-20th-century events with moving directness. Temporary, contemporary art exhibits loosely related to the Holocaust and othe…