Photo courtesy of Dunedin Historical Museum
Photo courtesy of Dunedin Historical Museum
Photo courtesy of Dunedin Historical Museum

Dunedin Historical Museum

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Located in the former Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot, this museum has been consistently named "Best Historical Museum in the Tampa Bay Area" by Tampa Bay Magazine. The building itself - built in 1924 - has been transformed into a charming repository of regional history with interactive and special traveling exhibits which draw people of all ages. The history of the town's Scottish heritage, along with the account of its pioneers, citrus industry and railroads are proudly on display in some 2,000 artifacts and 2,500 photos. Also featured is the background on Honeymoon and Caladesi Islands. Railroad memorabilia traces the evolution of early railroad companies in Florida and a permanent exhibit outlines Dunedin's pioneering families and its multicultural origins.


349 Main St
St. Petersburg / Clearwater, FL

Expert Tips by Michelle da Silva Richmond

St. Petersburg / Clearwater Local Expert

Museums: "Check out their other facility, Andrews Memorial Chapel, open Thursday - Sunday with varying hours. Built in 1888 it's on the National Register of Historic Buildings."

Best for Museums Because: It offers a capsule overview of the area history, tucked into a charming former railroad depot.