Arts Alive! Free Museum Day in St. Pete

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Free Museum Day in St. Pete

Experience some of St. Pete’s most popular museums during Arts Alive! Free Museum Day on Saturday, September 23. Select St. Pete museums will waive admission fees to allow the community to experience some of the fine art that makes St. Pete a premier arts destination. Arts Alive! Free Museum Day is produced by the City of St. Petersburg, the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, and participating cultural organizations based on the currently paused National Smithsonian’s Free Museum Day.


Note, some museums require tickets to be reserved in advance and require ID. Some museums limit free access only to Pinellas County or St. Pete residents.

Imagine Museum
1901 Central Ave.
Entry will be based on timed tickets. Grab your tickets here

 The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art
150 Central Ave.
Reserve your spot once they become available here

Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg
255 Beach Dr. NE.
Get complimentary museum entry for Pinellas County residents with a valid ID here

The Dali Museum
1 Dali Blvd.
Free admission for Pinellas County residents. Guests will need to show their pre-reserved ticket and Pinellas County ID for entry. Online reservations are recommended as space will be limited. Reserve your spot here.


Get a ride with the SunRunner, PSTA's Bus Rapid Transit service. With service from St. Pete Beach to downtown St. Pete every 15 minutes at peak times and a designated traffic lane, the SunRunner is a quick at easy way to get to the beach, downtown or anywhere in between. Alternatively, hop on the Central Avenue Trolley, PSTA’s streamlined, convenient ride from the St. Pete Pier to Pass-a-Grille Beach.

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Find information about downtown on-street parking and public parking garages and lots at

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