Tampa-St Petersburg
Steamiest Places

This section includes local places likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks. You can think of it as a "Best of" section that features selected locations from the other sections. The term "steamiest" should be taken figuratively. You won't necessarily find steam-powered contraptions in all these places. Instead, these locations are rich in the elements that define steampunk: Victorian- or Edwardian-era technology, culture, history, personalities, oddities and so on.

Some descriptions in these listings are adapted from articles in Wikipedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0. See the full descriptions for details.

Lakeland, FL, USA

Aerospace Discovery at Florida Air Museum is designated as Florida's "Official Aviation Museum and Education Center. . ."

Fort Myers, FL, USA

Another Time is an art gallery and gift shop focusing on steampunk items. . .

Ellenton, FL, USA

Teahouse and antique shop in an old Victorian home. . .

Fort Myers, FL, USA

The Edison and Ford Winter Estates contain a historical museum and 21 acre (8. . .

Polk City, FL, USA

Fantasy of Flight is an aviation-related attraction that takes visitors back to the pioneering days of early flight. . .

Tampa, FL, USA

The Henry B Plant Museum is located in the south wing of Plant Hall on the University of Tampa’s campus. . .

Largo, FL, USA

Heritage Village is a 21-acre living history museum containing more than 28 historic structures, some dating back to the 19th century. . .

Matlacha, FL, USA

This gallery features items from 60 local artists. . .

Sarasota, FL, USA

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is the state art museum of Florida. . .

Fort Myers, FL, USA

The 3200-square-foot museum contains model railroad layouts, an "interactive locomotive simulator" and railroad artifacts. . .

Naples, FL, USA

This automobile collection has models dating from 1896. . .

Tampa, FL, USA

Tampa Bay History Center includes three floors of permanent and temporary exhibition space covering 12,000 years of Florida history. . .

Tampa, FL, USA

A large and active steampunk group in Tampa, Florida. . .

Fort Myers, FL, USA

Timeless is an art gallery and gift shop focusing on steampunk items. . .

Tampa, FL, USA

The restaurant and brewery is housed in a former 1903 water pumping station. . .

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