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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, Cultural
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Okeechobee, Florida
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90 reviews 90 reviews
12 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I really liked seeing the oldest wooden schoolhouse. Coming from Okeechobee, we have a pretty old schoolhouse here too but nothing like this. It shows the uneven stone/dirt floors and where the students and teachers would be (animatronics). Even has a mirror to see in the old teacher's apartment on the second floor. I couldn't believe that the last student... More

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Miramar, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Pretty nice little museum with great history and backyard. Awesome little place for pictures, great price and excellent location.

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Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

If you go to Ste-Augustine, you must see this. It's great ! We like the history very much. We have'not seen a school so old !

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Brunswick, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

You have to go here, if you think school.is tough now...Its realistic, done in excellent taste and gives you the feeling of being there, a must do on your visit,. And be aure and check out all the great court yeards

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knoxville
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100 reviews 100 reviews
40 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Neat to see such an old structure that has not had any reconstruction. It would have been really neat if we could have went upstairs to see living accommodations. Nifty stop. $5 per adult. They had a recording playing so you could learn a little about what it was like.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This was our second visit to the schoolhouse. We enjoy learning all the history about schoolhouse. It is neat to be in a building that was built so long ago and to hear about some of the people who lived there.

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Happy Valley, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse is a cute, if small attraction complete with animatronic dolls and information plates. The attraction is completely self-guided (you push a button to start the recording), and the dungeon below the stairs (for naughty school children) is quite cute. I enjoyed this visit and purchased a slate pencil in the gift shop.

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Jasper, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Took my 14 yr old boy in and he now sooo appreciates his school. It was exciting for me to see my son really interested and being educated at the same time. He was fascinated with the whole concept.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Saw the reviews and thought we'd give it a visit. Really good for the kids to see "how it was" in school. Only a relatively small fee so worth it

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Virginia Beach
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

So worth the small fee. It really is a step back in time. The animatronics classroom is perfect to explain how things were back then. The garden is also lovely. Don't miss the chains holding down the building!

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