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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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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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A must if you like antiques, historical treasures and architecture

It's one of those self-guided tours where you are each given a radio device to listen to. I would not take children though. Unless they are very well behaved because you cannot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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DeBary, Florida

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DeBary, Florida
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

It's one of those self-guided tours where you are each given a radio device to listen to. I would not take children though. Unless they are very well behaved because you cannot touch anything.

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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Excellent little museum. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Audio tour takes at least an hour if you take the time to look at all of the displays.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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 209 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 10 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 23 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 8 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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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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