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The Oldest Store Museum

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Address: 167 San Marco Avenue, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: +1 904-829-9729
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Activities: Leisure education
Description: This museum gives us a peek at how different things were in colonial times.
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This old store

Oldest Store Museum is in a collection of structures adjacent to Old Jail, and is at a major trolley stop half a mile north of Visitors Center and Castillo de San Marcos [the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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317 reviews 317 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Oldest Store Museum is in a collection of structures adjacent to Old Jail, and is at a major trolley stop half a mile north of Visitors Center and Castillo de San Marcos [the fort]. Surprisingly, it’s rated by TripAdvisor reviewers only as #51 of 151 things to do in Saint Augustine. Perhaps that’s because things like the 150-year-old steam-powered vacuum... More 

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Palatka, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had received tickets so we visited. It was interesting but we probably wouldn't go again. It is just a little pricier than its worth. There are some neat things in there though.

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Largo, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Best tour for all ages. Our group ranged from 4,9,14,32,40, & 69. So much to see in the general store. Love that the tour is done as if you are in the 1900's there to purchase for yourself. Then when you make your way to the warehouse the tour continues to be fun & informative. Highly suggest.

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The Villages, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Included in our Old Trolley Package was a tour of The Oldest Store Museum. After making a complete loop of the trolley tour we visited the store museum. George was our guide and his narration took us back to the early 1900’s and what our parents/grandparents lives were like. There were demonstrations of some early household and farm items and... More 

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Lancashire, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We arrived early for the first tour of the day 9.10am, only us and another couple to look around with our guides Hattie and George. It is very interesting and you have to remember that you are in the Oldest Store Museum and that the two 'guides' are playing out a role which you are expected to respond to, it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Got to see lots of stuff that would be for sale in a general store around 1900. Tour guides were fun and informative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We very much enjoyed the oldest store in St. Augustine. Being of a "certain" age we saw items from our parents' and grandparents' homes. The cast members are fun!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The tour was ok. It would have been better if there were ac. Through out the who K ew corrie nice all I could think of was the heat.

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Historictours, Public Relations Manager at The Oldest Store Museum, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies for the your discomfort during your tour with us. We do have a 100% money back guarantee, which you can access from the customer service page of our website. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I guess if you have never seen antiques you might enjoy this site; however, there were only a few items that were unusual to us. The tour guides tried their best to involve the group members, but I could tell that they had memorized their scripts and that was it. They tended to use the same lines over and over.... More 

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Historictours, Public Relations Manager at The Oldest Store Museum, responded to this review

I was sorry to read that you did not enjoy your visit to the Oldest Store Museum. We have a 100% money back guarantee that you can access from the customer service page of our website. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We chose to do this only because it was part of the package deal we purchased. We thought it was just a store you walk in and look around. It is very big inside and has so many history pieces in it. You can not go in yourself. Our tour guide was very good, he looks and acts like he... More 

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