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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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Great afternoon at the Fountain of youth

We purchased our tickets via the trolley bus tour as a package, have to say we could have spent longer there had we had more time... One disappointing fact was the ' Fountain of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Warren, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Entrance fee of $15.00 is overpriced for adults. Easy to find. Eating area has picnic tables. Good gift shop. Ample parking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We purchased our tickets via the trolley bus tour as a package, have to say we could have spent longer there had we had more time... One disappointing fact was the ' Fountain of Youth' spring water doesn't work haha! I still look like an oldie... Would go again when in St Augustine .

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Dunedin, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Fountain of youth ...real? no!!! but there are treasures at this family property. Based upon archaeological evidence, this is the site of the original Menendez landings in 1565 complete with church and ship building facility and protecting wall.Staff is respectful. But do have fun and pretend they is a fountain of youth as it will bring spring to your heels... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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30 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Worth the time just to take a drink from the fountain. But the added attractions make this a great stop. Monuments and statues, indian villages and interactive areas make a 30 second stop for a drink turn into hours of fun

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Babylon, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

the movie was histerical, dramatic music and all. The best thing about the planetarium was the school kids excitment when the lights went out. Still,the site is beautiful and it had the obligatory cannon shot and fire arm demonstration as well as Native American dwellings and artifacts. The peacocks were beautiful and NOISY. Worth the time and $$ but only... More 

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SJU
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119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Don't stop here - $15.00 for nothing. Best thing was the albino peacock. Really, I don't know how the chamber of commerce or tourism allows them to stay open. Everything is old, ugly, rundown and not worth the stop. Only good thing is the staff is very nice

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Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This wasn't our first time at the Fountain of Youth. Our first visit was better. Our oldest was 3 months and stayed in a stroller. This time she was 2 and a half. We met up with relatives who also have a little boy the same age and intended for it to be a fun place for them to play... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stopped here on the way out of St. Augustine. Didn't expect it to be as good as it was. Worth the money. Lots of history for all ages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This attraction sits on several acres and my husband and I felt this was worth the entrance fee. Of course the main attraction is drinking from the fountain, which by the way is not so good, but they offer much more than this. They have numerous demonstrations and shows, which we really enjoyed. Be sure to bring your camera to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Beautiful peacocks in strut, small planeterium with excellent program, but what made the visit worthwhile was the character at the "fountain" that told the story of the settlement.

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