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Villa Zorayda Museum

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Address: 83 King Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904-829-9887
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great museum!

There is so much history to see and experience at the Villa Zorayda Museum! It's like walking through the Alhambra Palace in Spain. There are so many gorgeous and interesting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
msemilyc21
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Orlando, Florida

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a very small museum. It is $10 to get in and you get a handheld device that when you input the number that you are standing by, a recording will begin to explain what you see. It is a little boring after a bit, but there are some cool things to see in there.

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Orange Park
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The man at the front desk is very friendly. There is a lot packed into an average sized space. I found most of it boring. In my opinion antique stores are a lot more interesting. This is not at all for kids. NO photography is allowed. However, I didn't see anything I wanted to take a photo of.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

There is so much history to see and experience at the Villa Zorayda Museum! It's like walking through the Alhambra Palace in Spain. There are so many gorgeous and interesting artifacts, pieces of art, and historic furnishings. It's a self guided audio tour so you can go at your own pace and really take time to embrace the history of... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Finally got to see this place after living here for 10 yrs. This is a pretty cool museum across the street from Flagler College that was originally built as a private home in 1883. It's a Century Architectural Masterpiece with art and antiques and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Has an audio guided tour which runs... More 

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Longwood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

So the museum/house is very unique and I can say I've never seen anything like it before. I think it's the sort of place where you say "gee wiz, I'm standing right here, I should just pay the admission price and go inside to check it out." Unfortunately, they have a "no photography" rule, so I can't enjoy photos back... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My friend Scott took me there for a walk, I really liked the architecture and pictures came out just wonderfull. Its not that far from old town, for sure on the list when visiting the town.

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Destin, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I have seen this building for years on vacations but it was never opened. It has recently been renovated so this trip it happened! It was so unique, the history of its existence and the colorful decor were intriguing. I particularly liked that is was a self guided tour that did not take too long perhaps about 45 minutes? After... More 

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Jax, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

This one time "get away home" of a wealthy, Boston architect, Franklin Smith, the Zorayda was constructed in 1863, and modeled after the Spanish Alhambra Castle. It was unique to St. Augustine in it's design! Later Mr. Flagler ( who built the Ponce de Leon hotel for the wealthy visitors, right across the street), offered to buy it from Mr.... More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Exquisite house and furnishings. Very much worth the visit. We were the only ones there I think when we visited. The audio tour is helpful so you know what you are looking at in each room. The place is very well laid out and believe the furnishings are original to the place. Very well maintained and just gorgeous. A very... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We walked passed this place for over a year and always wanted to go in but for some reason never did. Well.... We finally did it and let me tell you. It's worth it! We were kicking ourselves for not going sooner. The price of the tour is very reasonable and the history and artifacts are phenomenal! You'll love this... More 

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Additional Information about Villa Zorayda Museum

Address: 83 King Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904-829-9887
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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