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Address: 11 Magnolia Ave., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 800-356-8222
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Explore the 1565 Birthplace of St. Augustine and Colonial European...
Explore the 1565 Birthplace of St. Augustine and Colonial European America. Your History Starts here! Drink the legendary waters. See Stars in the Planetarium. Hear a Spanish Cannon roar. Visit the Timucua Indian Village. Learn the Archaeological History of the site. From Timucua Indians living at this site for 4,000 years to Spanish Explorers arriving in 1513 to Smithsonian institute Archaeological Digs starting in 1934, the hisotry is amazing. Guests have been visiting this important site since 1871. Now you can too. Don't miss it!
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such a pretty place

This is my second time visiting The Fountain of Youth and I enjoyed it just as much this time. The park itself is beautiful...there is much to see in the exhibits, gorgeous... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Palm Bay, Florida
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Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This is my second time visiting The Fountain of Youth and I enjoyed it just as much this time. The park itself is beautiful...there is much to see in the exhibits, gorgeous peacocks and landscaping. And who could forget about drinking from the fountain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wonderful experience, highly recommend the planetarium. The peacocks and peahens were absolutely beautiful.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I went here in march 2015 and it was mating season for the beautiful white peacocks. The males were doing their dance showing all the tail feathers fanned out. I found the park to be uncrowded and peacful and beautiful. The tour guide was very friendly. i would like to back again. They DO offer a AAA discount, a lot... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We recently took a day trip to St. Augustine, Florida. We were traveling with Virgil, our nine year old basset hound. What a great place to visit with your dog! We were met by a very outgoing and knowledgeable staff member, Louanne, who told us that VIRGIL was welcome any where we could go. We enjoyed the show in the... More 

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Sunbury
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

My son was so excited to see the fountain of youth ... Well it was not worth the price of admission..... Very cheesy decorated ! Such a let down . The camps that were set up with the huts and living arrangements were really neat to see .

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

great spot to walk see the oldest town in Florida. The whole family has something to do and see. Good spot to walk around the shops the old buildings are for all young and old. Will go back again.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I was glad I went but it OK at best. There just wasn't a lot to see or do. Employees were dressed in period clothes but not very authentic. At least the admission goes to protecting the grounds and further the archeological dig.

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Self guided tours with period dressed folks to inform you of the tasks or details of the area or job... beatiful walking around loved the fountain very informative... also loved the beautiful peacocks ... they were intheir own little world just roaming around...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Very informative. Easy going pace. Mostly self guided. Drank from the fountain and I feel younger already.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

What a beautiful day walking around the grounds of the fountain of youth. Surprised that the water wasn't very good but the park was beautiful. Very informative and interactive. The cannon blast was exciting. It's a very relaxing afternoon.

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FOYexplorer, Public Relations Manager at Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, responded to this review

twan60: You hit the nail on the head. This Park, while being incredibly important as a part of history, is also relaxing and beautiful. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the Park vibe. I am glad you visited us. Spread the word! Kit More 

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