Tampa-St Petersburg

This section includes zoos, aquariums and natural history museums in the Tampa-St Petersburg area. Why? Fantastical creatures in steampunk tales are often based on real ones. And some steampunk artists have used animal forms as inspiration for their work. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Tampa, FL, USA

Busch Gardens Tampa is a 335-acre African-themed animal theme park in the city of Tampa. . .

Tampa, FL, USA

The Florida Aquarium is a 250,000-square-foot aquarium in Tampa, Florida. . .

Tampa, FL, USA

Lowry Park Zoo is a 63-acre nonprofit zoo in Tampa with more than 1300 animals. . .

Sarasota, FL, USA

Mote Marine Laboratory is an independent, not-for-profit, marine research organization on City Island in Sarasota, Florida. . .

Naples, FL, USA

The Naples Zoo has about 70 species, though not all of these are on display at any given time. . .

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