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Potter's Wax Museum

31 Orange Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
904-829-9056
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: Open seven days a week, this wax museum has over 150 wax figures taken from history and fiction.

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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This was not your traditional wax museum, it was filled with great historical information and had much more than we expected. Plus, for no fee, they have a spectacular array of old pharmacy items to view, great for historical buffs overall!

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Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It is a good place to go if you can get a coupon for it! So look around. It is fun & cool the kids liked it. You won't spend a lot of time in there but if you're not paying a lot it's worth the $

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This wax exhibit was moved from the town square into the Old Drug Store. The quality of the Old Drug Store is gone and the wax museum is a five minute tour at best. Two previously nice locations are now one bad one. I would NOT spend money on these two again. Very disappointed as years ago we enjoyed both... More

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Historictours, Public Relations Manager at Potter's Wax Museum, responded to this review

I was sorry to read your comments about your visit to Potter's Wax Museum. We are undergoing a complete makeover and I hope that you will give us another chance in the future. In the meantime, we do have a 100% money back guarantee which you can access from the customer service pages of our website. More

Ocala, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

You can see the whole museum in 5 Minutes. Don't waste your money! I know it takes alot of work and time to make the wax sculptures so that's the only reason i gave it 2 stars..........

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Historictours, Public Relations Manager at Potter's Wax Museum, responded to this review

I am sorry your visit with us did not meet your expectations. We do have a 100% money back guarantee that you can access via email at guestrelations@historictours.com More

Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I would not go out of my way to see this when St. Augustine offers so much real history and nature areas. But, if it's a rainy day and you want to enjoy a quick visit it can be fun with wax celebrity and historical figures. Kids won't understand who these people are and will be bored. Takes about an... More

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jacksonville
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Went there years ago when it was located at the main square. Now it's a half mile north off. This visit there wasn't too much to see. I enjoyed the historical figures but was surprised that there were very few current celebrity wax figures.

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Historictours, Public Relations Manager at Potter's Wax Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience at Potter's Wax Museum. We are now under the ownership of Historic Tours of America and are in the process of making improvements to our museum and the guest experience. We do have a 100% money back guarantee on all of our tours and attractions. More

Tampa, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised at this museum. My nephew wanted to do this, but I thought it would be a waste. I was pleasantly surprised at how large of a museum this was and we spent hours here. He had to have his photo taken with just about every wax figure they had. My favorite was princess Diana. Was a... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

People working were very nice. Wax sculptures were interesting. Could have had more to look at but enjoyed our time at this museum more so than the other musuems.

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Miami, Florida
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Of all the attractions we visited in ST Augustine, this one has to have been the shortest visit. We saw the whole museum and were literally in and out in under 15 minutes. Some of the figures were impressive and others not so much. Some of the modern figures were a disappointment and looked nothing like the real person. I... More

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GMDavidC, General Manager at Potter's Wax Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time on your trip to include a visit to Potter's Wax Museum. We appreciate your candid feedback and will be sure to share it with our team as we continue to make improvements to America's oldest wax museum. More

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My husband and I visited Potter's Wax museum and had a great time taking pictures with all the wax figures. The attention to detail is amazing. The staff was super friendly and very informative. My only disappointment was the number of figures...we thought there would be more based off their website. We believe they may have been under construction. Overall,... More

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