Have a special occasion coming up?  Have your next event at the St. Petersburg Museum of History!
The ambiance at the Museum brings class and interest to your event through our Evening Rental Program.

The St. Petersburg Museum of History is nestled on the beautiful waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg. This unique rental facility features the glass-enclosed Flight One Gallery overlooking breathtaking views of Tampa Bay, The Pier, Vinoy Yacht Club, sailboats at the St. Petersburg Marina, and Straub Park.

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Our facility includes:

  • Great downtown location between the Pier and the Sundial
  • Indoor/Outdoor event locations
  • Variety of floor plans

Evening Rental Program:

SPMOH is available for rentals seven days a week. The Flight One Gallery offers generous accommodations for up to 150 guests for sit down dinners, and up to 175 for cocktails and dancing. Whether it’s a banquet, wedding reception, corporate event, or private party, our Museum provides a perfect setting for your special event.

The rental includes:

  • Use of the Flight One Gallery.
  • Utilities, security, set-up, breakdown and clean-up.
  • Use of round tables (seating for 8), rectangular tables and chairs.
  • Catering:

Caterer’s set-up and food preparation time is 2 hours prior to start of the event.
The Museum requests that renters use one of the caterers from our Preferred Caterers list.
The Museum houses Hops & Props catering on site for all liquor catering for your convenience.

You must make your own arrangements with the caterer or other vendor for additional items such as a dance floor, entertainment, linens, flowers, photography or decorations.

The Museum may be able to assist you with information on potential vendors, including local restaurants.

Current Caterer List


For your party, vendors can provide many services from photography to DJ. We don’t require you to use specific companies, but based on our experience we can suggest professionals we trust, like Phil at Fast Breaks Executive Entertainment.



Please contact the Museum for the current rental rates.

Not-for-profit rates are available. Please ask a Museum representative for details.

Reserve Your Day

Please call us anytime to check available dates.  To reserve your event, you will need to sign the rental agreement and give a $500 deposit. For more information, please contact Rui Farias at 727.894.1052 ext. 207 or rui@spmoh.org.


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