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Discover St. Pete's Exciting History

Get to know the evolution of St. Pete by joining us on our interactive historic tours. Our Preserve the ‘Burg experts will lead you through our city’s past and present, highlighting the historical buildings, landmarks, and stories that define our unique sense of place. Whether you’re a local or a newcomer to the area, our tours will provide you with new perspectives on the “Sunshine City” and a sense of pride for the city we call home.


Walking and Bike Tours

Our guided walking and bike tours take guests on a detailed tour of Downtown St. Petersburg and its historic neighborhoods. Participants experience the jewels of St. Pete’s past while learning about the founding of the city and its historic architecture. During the October-April tour season, a tour is offered each Saturday morning; occasional evening tours are offered during summer months (May-September).

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Private Tours

Looking for a more specific kind of tour experience? Our tour guides work with you to customize each tour to your group’s needs. We welcome groups of all ages and sizes to explore the history of St. Pete. We can also accommodate based on a group’s accessibility needs by conducting tours on bus or trolley. Contact us today!

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Self-Guided Tours

With our Self-Guided Tour Book, history follows you wherever you go! Explore famous landmarks and local treasures while reading some of our favorite stories from the past. With our guide, you'll be able to take a tour of Downtown St. Pete on your own time and discover 48-pages worth of places that make St. Pete special. Cost is $10 and includes shipping and handling. 

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Audio Tours

We collaborated with Florida Humanities Council's "Florida Stories" to create a unique, self-guided audio tour with 12 stops in through the hear of Downtown, starting along the waterfront, continuing along Central Avenue to the 600 Block, Mirror Lake, and City Hall before ending in Williams Park. This tour and many others are free and easily accessible on the Florida Humanities Council "Florida Stories" app.