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Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse

Address: 14 St. George St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 888-653-7245
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I thought it was cute, but not worth the 5.00 dollars. The presentation was less than 10 min and honestly I was expecting a little more info on what subjects they taught; how kind of a day, etc. It's mostly written or on a display. Will not come back to see it though.

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Ocala, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful experience to see how children actually had school over 100 years ago. It was authentic and the price was fantastic. We paid $9.90 for two people to visit it. You can enjoy the small tour at your pace and at the end they have a free diploma you can take with you. Being a teacher, I really... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We have been there twice with our guest. It is a great place to visit. Very interesting info on the way school was back then. Very interesting items that were used in schools back then. I really love the chains that held the school down in case of storms.Don't miss this attraction.

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Okeechobee, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I found this very interesting! I loved walking around the grounds and seeing how the education system worked. The store was very cute after the tour.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We came here with three school aged children and they really enjoyed it. The schoolhouse was built over 200 years ago. There is a animated story with the characters in the little old school house, teachers and children speaking their stories. It would not be enjoyable on a rainy day as much of the attraction is outside. The animated part... More 

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Florida
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128 attraction reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I first visited this historic site 25 years ago. Nothing has changed, but we had guests from out of town who were interested in seeing some of the area historical highlights, and it was worth a second visit after so many years. Admission is only $4.95 adults and $3.95 under age 13. That hasn't changed much either in 25 years.... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was a nice place to stop by while in St. Augustine. The schoolhouse is set up with a recording about life at the school. Unfortunately you can't see much besides the main floor where the schoolhouse display is. We were surprised it was in such good condition for being so old.

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Naples
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I loved touring this little schoolhouse. It really gives you some insight into how people lived, what their values were and how children used to learn. I would highly recommend putting this on your itinerary, especially if you have school aged children to show them how much things have changed over the years.

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moonhope
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102 reviews 102 reviews
17 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Great to see at least once. No iPads here kids! Wish they had talked a little more in the recoding or shown more about the curriculum expected by age and how long the children went to school (also length of their day). More focus was on the teachers of the time..interesting though. Like others, the outhouse was a fun little... More 

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Miami
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This little school house is worth visiting once. The narrated history was nice but could be more informative. Thought the mirror to look upstairs was good since the stairs are blocked off. The kitchen was interesting, especially for those who cook the privy was a surprise. The gardens were nice and relaxing. Places to sit and regroup! loved the chains... More 

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