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, reception, wedding , corporate event, or private party, our Museum provides a perfect setting for your special event.

The rental includes:

  • Breathtaking views of the Vinoy Yacht Basin and the historic Vinoy Hotel
  • Versatile indoor/outdoor rental space
  • Access to galleries and exhibits
  • Over 2,300 square feet of gathering space
  • On-site café and alcohol catering
  • Audio/Visual capability
  • On-site tables and chairs
  • Adjacent public parking for up to 400 vehicles
  • Experienced and friendly staff

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.

Renter must make their own arrangements for additional items such as entertainment, linens, flowers, photography or decorations.

The Museum may be able to assist you with information on reputable vendors.

Current Caterer List


For your rental, vendors can provide many services from photography to DJ to professional event services. We don’t require you to use specific companies, but based on our experience we can suggest professionals we trust.

Rates & Reservations:

For current Museum rental rates or to make a reservation, please contact Rick Schmidt, Director of Marketing & Sales at 727.894.1052 ext. 205 or rick@spmoh.org.  Non-profit rates are available for negotiation upon request. To reserve your space, you will need to complete a rental agreement and pay a $500 deposit.

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