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Address: 48 King St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904-825-5033
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Good Place to travel back in time to the earliest days of settlement by Europeans

The museum was not overwelming as to size but it packs a lot of early history and is a great place to start your visit to the city that is older than dirt

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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York Haven
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82 reviews 82 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

What a great way to learn the early settlement history of at Augustine well done museum presentation and would highly recommend

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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The museum was not overwelming as to size but it packs a lot of early history and is a great place to start your visit to the city that is older than dirt

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Sydney
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We were expecting more . Not a very large museum but a good overview of the cities history..Not sure it is worth the price of admission if you have toured other attractions.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Honestly we went here because I had to go to the bathroom and this museum looked like it would have one the public could use. We stayed because the free exhibits were neat once we started reading them.

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Flint
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This was my second visit to St. Augustine but my first visit to the Government House Museum. I like museums and I like history. I don't mind reading. If you're here to see the early history, this is a very good place to start. Walk around for an hour, then go outside and visit the old town. Have lunch and... More 

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Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Despite being regular visitors to St. Augustine, this was our first trip to the Government House museum. The displays were very well done and the layout was excellent. There were several "hands-on" things geared to children - but we tried them out anyway - FUN! I would say it took us about 30 minutes to walk through and see everything,... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Very nice museum explaining the origins of St Augustine and its surroundings including historical facts about Indian tribes of the past. Also very informative about how the various colonists lived and what they had to endure. Wouldn't exactly reccommend for young children - but more for children over 12 or those interested in the history of St Augustine and its... More 

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St. Johns, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Visited this weekend. Took about 35/40 minutes to get through all the reading on the walls. Most of the information you can glean from other places of interest. I thought that there could of been more "hands on", but saying that the hands on features they do have are very nice and I am sure smaller kids would love to... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Beautiful building and exhibit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great look into history and had an interactive screen that the kids will love.

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Coleman, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Very nice interactive exhibits, showing interesting Native American history and role of slaves as property owners in early St. Augustine. Not a must-see, but very interesting if you have time.

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