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Colonial Spanish Quarter

53 St. George St.
St. Augustine, FL  32085
904-825-6830

Hours: Open Year-Round, daily 9am - 5:30pm

Admission Charged

This living history museum brings to life the world of the early Spanish colonists in a military town. Visit with the soldiers and their families and learn about their daily lives. You may also meet various craftspeople, such as a candle maker, leatherworker, herbalist, blacksmith or carpenter.

 

Ghost Tours of St. Augustine

4 St. George St.
St. Augustine, FL  32084
904-461-1009

Hours:  Open Year-Round; Tours: Sun. - Thurs. 8pm,  Fri. - Sat. 8pm and 9:30pm; Memorial Day - Labor Day: 8pm and 9:30pm

Admission Charged

St. Augustine's original ghost tour company, offering 4 great tours. "A Ghostly Experience" evening walking tour that started it all; "Haunted Lighthouse" eerie walk at the lighthouse; "Ghosts of the Matanzas" entertaining cruise aboard the 72' Schooner Freedom - "there be pirates here"; and "Shadows of the Past," a ride aboard the Grey Ghost Train and entry to the Haunted Castle and Old Schoolhouse.

 

Harbor Shuttle of St. Augustine

Oyster Creek Marina
St. Augustine, FL  32084

904-501-4249
Hours: Call for additional information

Admission Charged

Scenic harbor cruises and water transportation service features evening pirate treasure hunt cruises and eco-tours.

 

Lightner Museum

75 King St.
St. Augustine, FL  32084

904-824-2874
Hours: Open Year-Round except Christmas day; daily, 9am – 5pm

Admission Charged

Exhibits of diverse 19th century decorative arts and fine arts are found in the Lightner Museum. Featured are collections of glass, porcelain, toys, natural history, Victorian collectibles and mechanical musical instruments. The museum is housed in the former Alcazar Hotel, an 1888 National Register Building.

 

Museum of Weapons & Early American History

81-C King St.
Saint Augustine, FL  32084
904-829-3727

Admission Charged

The Museum of Weapons & Early American History exhibits swords, rifles, muskets, pistols, and unusual firearms. See shipwreck artifacts, Native American artifacts and various curiosities of the 16th through 19th centuries. View President Tylers piano and one of Florida's finest Civil War exhibit. Everything is authentic! The Museum is a harmonious blend of historically significant items and a moving reminder of the past.

 

Old Florida Museum

254 D San Marco Ave.
St. Augustine, FL  32084

904-824-8874
Hours: Open year round, 10am – 5pm

Admission Charged

Old Florida Museum - St. Augustine's "hands-on" museum. What better way to compare one period of history to another than through the daily living activities, everyday objects, and recreational pastimes of its people? Games, food, weapons and tools convey the story of how life changed - and how it remained the same from Indian to Pioneer times in old Florida. Old Florida Museum also specializes in Educational programs. Visit the Old Florida General Store specializing in old fashioned gifts and toys.

 

Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine

167 San Marco Ave.
St. Augustine, FL  32084

904-829-3800

Hours: Open year round, 8:30am – 5pm

Admission Charged

The tour covers over 100 sights of interest and has 20 stops where you can hop on or off to sightsee, shop or dine. The tour includes a three-day pass onboard the trolley, free tickets to the Florida Heritage Museum, and a free pass on the St. Augustine Beach Bus for all of your transportation needs. “See the best first" onboard a green and orange trolley. Board at the Old Jail complex located at 167 San Marco Avenue. Free parking available.

 

Oldest House Museum Complex

14 St. Francis St.
St. Augustine, FL  32084

904-824-2872

Hours: Open year round, 9am – 5pm

Admission Charged

The Oldest House Museum Complex features the Gonzalez-Alvarez House, Florida's oldest surviving Spanish Colonial dwelling. The complex also includes the Manucy Museum, the only exhibit in St. Augustine covering 400 years of the city's history; the Museum of Florida's Military, an exhibition gallery with rotating exhibits, an ornamental garden, picnic tables, and the Museum Store, which carries unique items and an outstanding selection of books relating to the history of the area.

 

The Oldest Wooden School House in the USA

14 St. George St.
St. Augustine, FL  32084
904-824-0192

Hours: Open year round, 9am – 5pm

Admission Charged

Let your first lesson in history begin at The Oldest Wooden School House. The Professor invites you into his classroom to teach you what school life was like over 200 years ago. Compare your school days with those of the old days. The wooden building is one of St. Augustine's oldest surviving structures. Originally built as a home in the 1700's, antique furnishings from that period are displayed in the kitchen, living room and bedroom. Enjoy the beautiful garden. Free Diploma upon Graduation.

 

Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth

11 Magnolia Ave.
St. Augustine, FL  32084
904-829-3168
Hours: Open year round, 9am – 5pm

Admission Charged

The Nation's first chapter in history begins at Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth. Observe foundations and artifacts of the first St. Augustine mission and colony. Discover navigational techniques used by early explorers in their Planetarium. View the first 100 years of Spanish Exploration during the Discovery Globe presentation. Witness Indian Life in their Timucuan 1580 Exhibit. Enjoy a drink from the fabled Fountain of Youth Spring as you stroll about the beautiful gardens.

 

Potter’s Wax Museum

17 King St.
St. Augustine, FL  32084
904-829-9056
Hours: Open Year-Round; Sun. - Thurs. 9am – 5pm,  Fri. - Sat. 9am – 9pm

Admission Charged

George L. Potter's famous collection of lifelike wax figures awaits you. Fun and educational, you'll interact with over 160 "cool" wax stars. New additions all the time. See the comical theater show and working artist's studio.

 

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum

19 San Marco Ave.
St. Augustine, FL  32084
904-824-1606

Hours: Open daily, 9am – 8pm

Admission Charged
The original Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum features over 800 exhibits of unique and unusual oddities and curiosities, many from Robert Ripley's private collection. Ripley's St. Augustine is in the "Castle Warden," an 1887 historic Moorish Revival-style mansion located at the edge of St. Augustine's historic district. Explore our interactive galleries and cultural artifacts then stop in the new Cargo Hold Gift Shop featuring exciting merchandise from around the world.

 

Scenic & Historic A1A Scenic Highway

St. Augustine, FL  32085
904-823-2519

Call for additional information

Admission Free

Approx. 52 mi. along A1A from the Duval County/St. Johns County line to the St. Johns/Flagler County line.

 

St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park

999 Anastasia Blvd. (S. A1A Hwy.)
St. Augustine, FL  32080
904-824-3337

Hours: Open year round, 9am – 5pm

Admission Charged

One of Florida's oldest and finest attractions featuring the rare white alligator. See all 23 species of crocodilians from around the world, and an array of exotic birds and animals. The natural bird rookery is considered one of the best viewing spots for wading and nesting birds in the country.

 

St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum

81 Lighthouse Ave.
St. Augustine, FL  32080
904-829-0745

Hours: Open daily, 9am – 6pm

Admission Charged

Discover St. Augustine's rich maritime history at the site of Florida's first lighthouse. Climb the 165-foot tall tower for a breathtaking view of historic downtown and the beaches. Enjoy living history activities, shipwreck artifacts and interactive exhibits in the beautifully restored Victorian keepers' house museum. New in 2004 - "From Beans to Bullets" features artifacts from the 1874 shipwreck of the British supply sloop "Industry."

 

St. Augustine Scenic Cruise

St. Augustine Municipal Marina
St. Augustine, FL  32084
904-824-1806

Hours: Open year round, except Christmas Day;  Cruises: 11am, 1pm, 2:45pm, 4:30pm, 6:45pm and 8:30pm. Extended summer hours.

Admission Charged

Relax and enjoy a one hour and fifteen minute cruise aboard the Victory III. Departs daily from the Municipal Marina, in downtown St. Augustine. Enjoy a unique view of St. Augustine available only from the water. Narrated tours provide an incomparable way to enjoy St. Augustine's historic landmarks and natural sites of interest.

 

St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains

170 San Marco Ave.
St. Augustine, FL  32084
904-829-6545

Hours: Open year round except Christmas Day, 8:30am – 5pm

Admission Charged

A narrated tour with stops at all major attractions, historical sites, restaurants and shopping.  Choose from seven optional tour plans. Regular tour ticket includes conducted seven-mile train tour of Old City with unlimited on and off privileges at over 20 stops for three consecutive days. Minimum time, one hour. Package tours with discounted attraction tickets included. Call for complimentary shuttle to and from your hotel. Plenty of free parking.

 

The St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine

41 St. George St.
St. Augustine, FL  32084
904-829-8205

Hours: Open daily except Christmas Day and Eastern Sunday; 9am – 5pm

Admission Free

The St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine is a living memorial to the first Greek settlers on the American continent and to all the Greek Orthodox pioneers whose love of freedom and desire for a better life for themselves and their children brought them to this new world.

 

Whetstone Chocolates Factory Tour

2 Coke Rd.
St. Augustine, FL  32086

904-825-1700
Hours: Open year round except major holidays, call for exact hours

Admission Free and Free Sample

Tours are free, everyone receives a free sample. Self-guided tour includes a 15-minute DVD and a walk through the factory where you'll see chocolates being made. Guided tours available for groups of 15 or more, call 904-825-1700 x 24. Allow one hour for tour and shopping in outlet store.

 

World Gold Hall of Fame & IMAX Theater

One World Golf Pl.
St. Augustine, FL  32092
904-940-4123

Open Year-Round except Christmas and Thanksgiving

Hours: Hall of Fame: Mon. - Sat. 10am – 6pm; Sun. noon – 6pm. Call for IMAX show times: 904-940-IMAX

Admission Charged

Celebrating the game, its history and its players, the World Golf Hall of Fame celebrates the greatest contributors and players in the game. The Hall features historical and interactive exhibits that enable visitors to experience some of golf’s most exciting moments. Several special exhibits open each year. The adjacent IMAX Theater is a larger-than-life adventure where the visitor becomes part of the experience.

 

Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

20 Aviles St.
St. Augustine, FL  32084
904-829-3575

Hours: Open year round except major holidays, call for hours of operation

Admission Charged

X-perience one of St. Augustine's most authentic historic sites, a 19th Century haven for sea captains and soldiers, writers and rebels, tourists and travelers. Fragrant orange trees introduce visitors to this remarkably preserved inn. Learn about Seminoles and statehood, food and fashion, bathing and bed bugs. Displays include a rare ca. 1650 Caravaca Cross. A National Historic Landmark, south of the Plaza.